Adversity is any situation that may cause misfortune, calamity, or a negative consequence.
In business there are many types of adversity. The following is a short list:
We all face adversity everyday in our business life and everyone has a different way of dealing with it, as well as every situation being just a little different. We have observed hundreds of executives and managers over the years, which lead us to identify 7 steps that are used most often by corporate entrepreneurs to overcome adversity:
Many people mistake obstacles with adverse situations. The main difference is that obstacles don’t always mean they will produce misfortune, calamity or a negative consequence. Please see the blog post from last week to understand how to overcome obstacles.
Adverse situations can be career altering or even change the direction of the person experiencing them. This change can either be for the better or worse…it depends on you and how your deal with it!
“Fear nothing…appreciate everything…and know that what you need, you already have.”Marc Gilenson, author of “The EntrepreneurialWay”