Finding Your Purpose and Reconnecting to What Is Meaningful
The first principle of resilience that we talk about in our Resilient Leadership training is the importance of reconnecting to what brings you meaning and purpose in your life. When I first read about this principle, I immediately thought of when I was downsized from my journalism job in the mid-90s.
I weathered that change in my life because I had taken steps earlier to reconnect with my purpose and focus on what was meaningful. I found new outlets for my creativity by leading a youth group and beginning photography lessons. I also began writing murder mysteries and testing them on my friends.
I love creating. For me the act of creating is what gives me meaning and purpose in my...