Resilience is key to leadership. It is one distinct quality that differentiates an extraordinary leader from the rest. It is a skill that can be built using a combination of competence, confidence and courage.
Resilience is the ability to bounce back from adversity and delivering commendable performance both as an individual and in a group.
How many of you know about Arunachalam Muruganantham?
Popularly known as Indian Sanitary Pad Man, he revolutionized the distribution of sanitary pads in a community where the mere access to them is difficult. He invented a cheap machine that can produce pads at a lower cost for women who could not otherwise afford them.
This invention came at the cost of his family, society ridicule and money. But with one quality, he kept going on and delivered a miraculous product that can change the lives of many – resilience.
He is a true leader who embodied resilience in his real life.
What’s your moment of resilience that you can immediately recall?