Professional athletes, surgeons, first responders - all perform remarkable feats in the face of intense stress. Whydo they thrive under pressure, while others succumb?What separates the two is attitude. Resilient people meet adversity head-on and bounce back from setbacks. They seem to naturally exude an inner strength - but studies show that resilience is something that anyone can build. Analyzing the heroic exploits of U.S. Navy SEALs and others who succeed against all odds, Stronger identifies five factors that combine to unlockdeep reserves of personal power:
Active optimism - believe that you can change things for the betterDecisive action - you can't succeed if you don't takethe leapMoral compass - face any challenge with clear guiding principlesRelentless tenacity - try, try againInterpersonal support - gain strength from those around you
Drawing on the unique perspective of a standout team of authors (a stress management expert, a skilled entrepreneur, and a Navy SEAL), Stronger explores the science behind resilience and explains how you can develop this vital trait for yourself.Whatever your profession, today's demanding world calls for a special kind of strength. This revealing book holds the key.