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The Resilience Advantage by Alan Weiss, Richard S. Citrin

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CHAPTER 2

21st-Century Work Challenges: Bring Them On

In this chapter, we’ll discuss the challenges of 21st-century living and working, and why, despite all our modern conveniences and resources, we seem to be more stressed than ever. We’ll look at how we actually handle all that stress and discover an important element of the challenges in our lives . . . that we actually handle our stress pretty well and that our innate resilience capabilities keep us on balance and moving forward.

Furthermore, we’ll show how the stress we face actually works for us in many situations and that it is not until we are through the challenge do we realize how important it was to us. Confronting the adversities we have in our lives and using our innate resilience ...

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