Adversity is defined by Dictionary.com as “a condition marked by misfortune, calamity, or distress.” While no one enjoys experiencing adverse circumstances, adversity can play a significant role in personal growth and development by aiding in the generation of critical skills and knowledge. In this way, adversity can prove to be one of the greatest gifts and learning to embrace it can result in several benefits.
Many people try new ideas and when they don’t go well for them, they give up and feel like failures. Others, after trying new ideas and failing refuse to give up and continue to try and many of them succeed, and those who don’t just enjoy the experience and turn their hands to something else.
It doesn’t matter where you work, pretty much every work environment has some form of dysfunction. Often, the employers who believe they are the worst are the best and vice versa.
Any type of dysfunction comes with a cost. It prevents employees from producing their best work, it impacts morale and can cause stress and illness. What does dysfunctional behavior look like in the workplace?
There are a lot of toxic behaviors you learned or experienced as a child that have a great impact on your thinking and living today. When you become an adult and leave home you feel as though you leave the problems you experienced in your childhood behind you. Yet, often,…