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As an entrepreneur, you are almost guaranteed to experience setbacks. I bet you're thinking of a few right now. Resilience – the ability to bounce back and try again, despite the odds – is a skill you will be forced to learn one way or another.
Well, that's not entirely true. There's always the option to give up, isn't there? But I know you wouldn't be here reading this newsletter if that was your goal. You're here to build something bigger than yourself, something that will outlast your current trials and tribulations.
The issue is that not all of us developed resilience in our childhood. We didn't all experience extreme or persistent hardships as kids – and while that's a blessing, it does mean we need to learn how to cultivate resilience as adults.
If we don't, we can become overwhelmed by the ebb and flow of life. We'll never be able to recover from our hardships and move forward with purpose.
So let's talk about it.