Got Grit? 4 Strategies for How to Use Your Brain’s Braking System to Increase Perseverance and Personal Resilience

Leaders are people who are trying to influence change.  How well this goes depends largely on the ability to perform under pressure and adapt successfully in the face of adversity – also known as resiliency.  Effective leadership requires durability, perseverance, and the capacity to resist the deleterious effects of stress within personal contexts and workplace environments.  A passion and commitment to excellence is not sufficient, nor is a high IQ or talent.  In addition, ignoring physical, emotional, and mental limitations leads to fatigue, malaise, burnout, and pessimism.   Navigating the complex