“Show me someone who has done something worthwhile, and I’ll show you someone who has overcome adversity.” – Lou Holtz
Adversity is part of life. It’s unavoidable. There are always people, obstacles, and events who will stand in your way, forcing you to overcome them in order to succeed. Some people just lie down and let adversity take control. Instead of becoming that person, here are four leadership tips to persevere through hard situations.
A sense of purpose is vital to the success of an individual or a team. Sometimes it means the difference between life and death.
When several members of a Uruguayan rugby team survived a plane crash in the Andes mountains in 1972, they originally held out hope that rescue parties would find them. Then they heard on a radio that the search had been abandoned. Some of these young men lost hope at that point. They expected to die in the mountains, far from their family and homes.