Management thinker extraordinaire Adam Grant believes building Resilience in children and adults is all about inspiring their inner strength by encouraging belief in personal value and worth.
It’s the old maxim that if you believe in people then perhaps they’ll believe in themselves, and by inference we’ll build a better world. Grant, the renowned best-selling American author, top-ranked professor at Penn State University’s Wharton School of Business, and 36-year-old wunderkind, shared his thoughts on fostering resilience during an inspired interview at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management.
Among Grant’s core messages is the notion that resilience ties directly to fostered personal strength and empathy towards doing for others, which in turn inspires a desire to “pay it forward.” He talked about resilience as a quality we often seek to instill in children – to help them be strong and successful in an increasingly challenging world. And resilience, said … Read more...
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