Chapter 40

Resilience—Build This Essential Personal Capability


In This Chapter

  • Key elements and characteristics of personal resilience.
  • The importance of resilience in today’s changing world.
  • Payoff for increased resilience.

As the pace of change in the world continues to increase, managing the many disruptions in our lives has become one of the most important tasks we face. If you work in an organization, you are almost certainly involved in a number of major transitions, such as new technology, shifts in systems and structures, and reorganizations of teams and functions. You probably have additional changes affecting you and those close to you, such as health issues, moving to a new home, or changes in relationships (such ...

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