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The Resilience Advantage by Alan Weiss, Richard S. Citrin

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CHAPTER 4

Get Ready and Get Tough

In this chapter, we’ll be discussing the preparation phase of the Resilience Continuum™ and its four components: prognostication and creating choices, building grit, creating a mindset in how you approach stressful situations, and finally getting us to stop managing time and begin managing energy.

Predict the Future

Prognostication can be tricky. Even though we want to know what the future holds, most of us are afraid to commit to a path that will drive us toward success. Instead, we merely put some pieces in play and then see how this turns out. This is most evident by how people make committed New Year’s resolutions, only to see them disappear by mid-month.

Recently, I was talking with a friend about his son’s ...

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