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Resiliency for Personal Growth

Resiliency for Personal Growth

Developing your personal resiliency can help you along the journey to reaching your goals.

We’ve collected some of our resources to help you on your personal resiliency path:

  • Aron Ralston’s Survivor Traits Aron Ralston was the hiker who cut off his arm to survive a several hundred pound boulder which trapped him. An analysis was presented by the Oregonian on May 9, 2003 featuring the expertise of Al Siebert.
  • How Losing Job Became a Positive Transition Two organizational development specialists decided to use their professional skills for managing transition and change for themselves and their co-workers. Knowing ahead of time their jobs were to be eliminated, they outlined a strategic plan for leaving their agency. They describe their plan.
  • How to Handle the Emotional Side of Job Loss and Job Search with Resiliency Losing your job through no fault of your own can wipe you out emotionally. How do you find the energy to search for work? How do you deal with your anger? You know that prospective employers are turned off by an applicant who complains about a previous employer, how can you be pleasant, relaxed, and ...
  • Overcoming The “Good Child” Syndrome A major barrier to developing strong resiliency skills comes from being trained to be a “good boy” or a “good girl.” Read about reasons why being a “good child” can be detrimental to your quest to be resilient.
  • Caught in a Layoff? Help Others! Cynthia Dailey-Hewkin’s story validates what can happen when a person does not react like a victim during a major corporate layoff and chooses, instead, to find ways to be helpful to others. She shares practical advice for anyone facing a layoff.
  • The Five Levels of Resiliency Resilience is essential in today’s world. In today’s workplace everyone feels pressured to get more work done, of higher quality, with fewer people, in less time, with less budget. In our personal lives things are changing so rapidly everyone must learn how to be change proficient, cope with unexpected setbacks, and overcome unwanted adversities. Learn ...