Wilson Public Relations Founder + Chief PR Officer Beth Wilson is a proud member of the Business Journals Leadership Trust, an invitation-only network of influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in your community.
Resilience is one of the most important traits a business leader can cultivate. Being able to pivot in a crisis, bounce back from challenges, and apply the lessons learned is critical to success regardless of industry.
While there’s no shortage of advice out there on how to become more resilient, not all of the conventional wisdom around the topic is actually true. Below, the members of Business Journals Leadership Trust debunk 12 common myths about resilience and what you need to know instead.
What Beth had to say:
Resilience means you don’t need others.
Resilience doesn’t mean you don’t still need others or don’t need to lean on others, whether for strength, guidance or insight. Just because you’re resilient doesn’t mean you won’t have setbacks, nor does it mean that when those setbacks come, it’s incumbent on you to endure them alone. Lean on and into your village! There will be a chance to return the favor, which in itself shows resilience too.