Tips To Become A More Resilient Entrepreneur

The capacity in order  to recover quickly from the  difficulties is considered as  an important life skill. Resilience helps in order  to embody certain skills like   problem solving, emotional regulation, thought challenging, and also assertiveness skills. These skills thus also  help us in order cope with both  adversity and its aftermath.

When we however develop resilience we are also  able to overcome the problems like daily hassles, major setbacks, negative life events and also  trauma. Most importantly, we can thus also  move forward and thus  create positive outcomes.

The purpose of this article is to make the reader aware of the tips as to how can one be a more resilient entrepreneur.

Although it is  quite simple, these six tips can however make a profound impact on the way one has an  approach to life, and thus ultimately boost his resilience.

The following are the tips :

  1. Recognize your strengths

One’s personal strengths (i.e. the abilities, talents, or the  skills) always help one to solve the problems, overcome the  difficulties and also achieve goals in the past. One must thus recognize them and also  write them down. If listing the  strengths however seems difficult for one then one must  think about things which one enjoys and does well. One must also see are to what are the  personal strengths which however reflect  those things .

One must always consult the list of his personal strengths. For example, if one had  run a marathon, that accomplishment however results  taps in to several other personal strengths such as  discipline, dedication, perseverance, adventurousness, time management, etc.

  1. Learn from the  past experiences

One must always  learn from past experiences and should then  let them go. One must also think back to a past adversity and should also consider as to how did one cope. What had  helped one in order to  over come it? What could one however  have done better or either  differently knowing as to what one knows  now? “The most important thing for one should thus be  to realize is this: the past however  has no control over our lives, except the control which we would however allow it to have.”

  1. Make the contingency plans

One must expect the best. Prepare for the worst and should also capitalize on what comes. One must consider the worst to worst  case scenarios which are possible. If it were however to happen, how can  one cope with it? One must prepare a plan that however answers the following questions:

  • Also how would one initially behave as to should it occur?
  • What would thus one say about the circumstances ?
  • What solutions could one however implement?
  • What are the  support resources would one seek out and also  utilize?
  • What could one do in order to navigate his  emotions?
  • What would one do to challenge his negative thoughts?

Also one must also plan how as  to constructively one is required deal with the problem. This thus often requires the use of the personal strengths, experience, knowledge and also  skills. Also , one must make scenarios in one’s  mind which are however often much more negative, drastic and also  catastrophic than what thus occurs in reality. Therefore, preparedness will thus raise belief in one’s ability in order to cope with whatever would thus come in one’s way. When one is confident enough and he knows that he is prepared , it would thus raise one’s perceived level of control.

  1. Challenge the negative feelings

One is thus very powerful, provided that one knows as to  how powerful one is.

If one feels either  powerless or helpless, one must however challenge that thought. One must also take a closer look at the adversity. He can also consider as to what are the factors which are within control and should also  focus on them. When one audits  the circumstance it thus reduces an emotional impact. This will thus also help one in order to attain a sense of mastery. Lastly, one must thus also make a conscious effort in order to eliminate the behaviors that generally do not improve your well-being.

  1. Confront the challenging situations

One must also consciously challenge about himself daily. If it’s in one’s nature in order to avoid situations, also make an effort in order  to confront them. This will thus  also strengthen belief in one’s  abilities in order  to cope with the hard situations. It will thus  also build up one’s tolerance for distress. Consequently, when the going thus really gets though, the impact is however lessened. Confronting the situations will however  boost one’s  tolerance, self-efficacy and also his coping skills.

  1. Identify and strengthen your shortcomings

If one is  aware of the shortcomings, then one should  invest time and effort  in order to develop them.  For example, if there are certain situations which can make make one anxious, one should gradually expose himself to them. He should then slowly conquer that anxiety, and should also strengthen the skills that have  helped to overcome them. Gradually, one would  build up his resilience.

Resilience also  requires mental toughness. In conclusion, “Being resilient however does not mean that a person generally doesn’t experience difficulty or distress. Emotional pain and sadness are considered as  common in people who have however suffered major adversity or any trauma in their lives. In fact, the road to resilience is thus considered as  likely to involve considerable emotional distress. Resilience is also not a trait that the  people either have or do not have. It thus  involves behaviors, thoughts and also  actions that can however be learned and developed in anyone.”

This article has been contributed by Simran Setia, Content Manager, LegalRaasta- an online platform for GST Software.

Tips To Become A More Resilient Entrepreneur
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