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Want To Make Your Company Resilient? Start With An Inspiring Mission

The Resilient Leader

America is stressed out. For the last ten years, the American Psychological Association (APA) has conducted an annual survey on stress in America. Work consistently tops the list of stressors, and it’s no different now. Sixty-one percent of Americans reported that work is a source of their stress.

While stress isn’t a new accessory to the workplace, Eduardo Ruiz, senior director of Information Technology at the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH) says there are issues unique to 2018 that contribute to workplace stress.

Ruiz says a lot of people are struggling with our hyper workplace environment, the political climate, and the polarization of the country (The APA found that ‘the state of our nation’ topped the list of stressors in the November 2017 survey, which was cited by 63% of respondents)…

 

Want To Make Your Company Resilient? Start With An Inspiring Mission

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“Let’s start by looking at what a mission is and what makes some mission statements so inspirational that they spark resilience.”

Here’s a question I get asked a lot: How can I make my company more resilient? It’s a great question, and sometimes the answer is simple: Make sure you have an inspiring mission.

In today’s world, people need to be resilient, but companies need resilience just a much. The business environment is more volatile and unpredictable than ever before. Technology has reduced barriers to entry for many industries, so new competitors can emerge at any moment — and from unforeseen places. Surviving means being able to turn on a dime, respond to the unexpected and keep the focus on what’s important — it means resilience, and having an inspiring mission is a big part of that resilience…

 

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