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How actively do you seek to build personal resilience?

EKG Pulse Graph with Glowing Blue Line

Our reader poll today asks:  How actively do you seek to build personal resilience?

  • Very: it’s a big focus of mine.: 49.4%
  • Somewhat: I’ll focus on it from time to time.: 34.9%
  • Not very: If I build the skill, it’s not intentional.: 9.1%
  • Not at all: I rarely even think about resilience.: 6.6%

Resilience is a differentiator. A large proportion of you focus on building your personal and leadership resilience. That’s great! The ability to stay strong and thrive during turbulent times is the hallmark of a great leader. If you want to increase your resilience, consider focusing on four critical areas: maintaining your physical well-being, managing your thinking, fulfilling your purpose and harnessing the power of connections. A deliberate approach to building resilience will go much further than letting resilience just happen.

Do you agree with these poll results? Let us know in the comments below!

Mike Figliuolo at thoughtLEADERS, LLC

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These results were originally a SmartPulse poll in SmartBrief on Leadership which tracks feedback from more than 210,000 business leaders. Get smarter on leadership and sign up for the SmartBrief on Leadership e-newsletter.

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