What is Resilience?

Resilience is your ability to adapt and bounce back when things don't go as planned.

You're resilient if you:

  • Don't dwell on failures

  • Learn from your mistakes

  • Bounce back from hard times

  • Adapt to change so you can move forwards

  • Consider how others feel in situations

Resilience is not:

 

  • A personality trait that only some people posses

  • A fixed trait that can’t be changed

  • About being the strongest

  • Perseverance or grit

  • All about you!

If you think you're pretty resilient, it doesn’t mean you will never experience difficulty or distress ever again.

 

Your resilience is likely to change over time. 

 

What are you expecting to change in your life in the future? A new job, a promotion, new target, starting a family.

 

Whatever it might be, your resilience could be tested.

The Resilience Test

20 questions. 10 minutes. 5 categories.

That's all it takes for you to find how resilient you are right now.

You'll receive a score out of 100 and lots of resources to improve your resilience, if you even need to!

The 5 Components of High Resilience 

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Challenge

This is when you view difficulty as a challenge and not a paralysing event. You don't see the mistakes you make as a negative reflection on your abilities or self-worth and any failures are lessons to be learnt and are opportunities for growth.

Commitment

You are committed to your life goals and use them as a compelling reason to get out of bed every morning. Not just in regards to work, but relationships, friendships, causes you care about, and spiritual beliefs.

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Personalisation

You rarely blame yourself when something bad occurs that wasn't your fault. You spend your time and energy focusing on events that you do have control over. 

Permanence

You are optimistic, you see the glass half full and not half empty. You view the effects of bad events as temporary rather than permanent. You have positive images of the future and envision brighter days ahead.

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Pervasiveness

You don't let setbacks in one aspect of your life affect unrelated areas. Avoiding judgement over all aspects, you can keep it specific. You would say "I didn't do well at this" rather than "I'm not good at anything"

Are you a manager?

Want to know how resilient your team is?

Get your team to take the test!

`All individual answers will be anonymous but only you will know your teams overall resilience levels

After your team has taken the test, you'll receive a personalised report outlining the results as well as what areas they need support in.

Sound like something you, and your team, would benefit from?