The “Grit” To Succeed [Digested Read]
In the fantastic book “Brain Savvy HR” by Jan Hills, she looks at neuroscience and how it is shaping our ability to be better employees, co-workers and leaders: better versions of ourselves. One concept which is particularly interesting is the concept of “grit” or mental strength. She describes it as the “emotional regulation, managing our reactions and staying positive in the face of setbacks or under stress”. This is hugely important when dealing with the good, and more importantly, the bad of getting a start-up off the ground. Here are some exercises recommended to improve your “grit”.