Written by: Felix Tih, Executive Contributor
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What exactly is resilience? It's the ability to get back up and try again when you get knocked down. It's the ability to keep trying when things just aren't going your way. Lastly, it's strength in the face of adversity. While you don't need a lot to be successful in life, one thing you do need is resilience.
Resilience and success go together like peas in a pod. That's because one cannot have success without resilience. No one has an easy path to success. Setbacks and obstacles are just a part of anyone's journey. But you'll learn exactly how to build resilience for future success in your endeavors.
Taking some form of action is of the utmost importance when it comes to success. After all, no one became successful just by sitting on the sidelines. They became a success by taking the necessary steps to get to their desired place.
Action and resilience are a pair that go hand in hand. For one thing, one wouldn't need to be resilient if they just sat around and watched Netflix all day long. Resilience is needed when we actively try to reach our career and life goals. Without resilience, our goals could never be achieved.
Physicist Isaac Newton said that an object in motion stays in motion. This is definitely true when it comes to achieving one's goals. Many people find it easy to get started on their goals, but staying on the path proves to be more difficult. If more people figured out how to stay on their path, more people would be successful.
It's hard to be resilient if you're standing still. That's why it's vital that you always do something every day towards achieving your goals. By doing this, you're ensuring that you stay on the right path toward achieving your most cherished goals.
Keep Going and Keep Growing
We all know that setbacks in life are inevitable. But just because we know this doesn't mean that it becomes less difficult to keep going when things go wrong. It's not in the good times that we need resilience the most. It's in the tough times on our journey when we need to look inside to access our resilient natures.
Setbacks are a normal part of the road to success. But you should develop a growth mindset in order to get up after failure and remember that failure is a great teacher. It paves the way for greater success. With a growth mindset, people believe that their skills and abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work. Mindset is everything. A resilient mindset is what you need.
Successful people are resilient people. There's no two ways about it. Without resilience, your biggest goals will just remain pipe dreams written on a piece of paper or even inside your head. The path to success is never a smooth one. But resilience will get you to the finish line.
Resilience is the most important key to success because no famous success story in our culture got anywhere without it. From Elon Musk to Oprah Winfrey to Malala to Steve Jobs, they all got to esteemed positions in the world through hard work, dedication, and a whole lot of resilience. While you may not be the next Elon Musk or Oprah, you definitely won't achieve anything worth noting if you don't learn to tap into your resilience when needed.
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Felix Tih, Executive Contributor Brainz Magazine
Felix is the author of Personal Branding: Master Your Digital Presence. Pеrsonаl branding is not оnlу for entrepreneurs, companies, or public figures. It iѕ thе secret sauce thаt саn mаkе уоu ѕtаnd оut. Felix is a journalist and Life Coach who helps individuals and organizations to create positive changes, see new possibilities, and define the steps to be taken to achieve both their short term and long-term goals. As a journalist and conference host, Felix works with News Agencies and International organizations such as Anadolu Agency, Renux Media, The African Center for Advocacy, and The Cowry Network. He uses his knowledge as a life coach and communications expert to help individuals and entrepreneurs be more strategic and creative in building a successful business and life and live the life that they want. Felix loves trekking, bodybuilding and working my way through every recipe of cookbooks, and indulging his love for seeing new places. Educational background in Public Law and Journalism.