Life is never perfect, so overcoming challenges often becomes necessary both for basic survival and to achieve our biggest goals. That’s where resilience comes into play. When we think about resilience, images of grit, strength, toughness, and perseverance often come to mind. This resistant aspect of resilience seems to get most of the attention. With…

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Does your confidence influence your ability to lead? Aretha Franklin seemed to think so when she said: “If you’re not going to be confident, you might as well not be doing it.”   “Use your voice.” “Stand up tall.” “Make eye contact.” “Sit at the table.” “I’ve got this!” These are some of the phrases…

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