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Beyond the Crucible

Aug 31, 2021

Katie Foulkes had to harness resilience as a member of Australia's Olympic rowing team in 2004. After one of her teammates stopped rowing during the race, the outrage that erupted (the country's prime minister called the team "UnAustralian") rocked her to her core. Now a leadership coach who researches what...


Aug 24, 2021

What Stacey Copas knows about resilience was born of tragedy: A diving accident at 12 left her a quadriplegic whose spirit was in tatters. But she turned a corner emotionally when she realized "we connect with other people through our adversity, not our success." Today, in her writing, speaking and coaching, she shares...


Aug 10, 2021

Benjamin Franklin once said it takes many good deeds to build a good reputation and only one bad one to lose it. Jennifer Cunningham has learned and teaches others that you have to keep your eyes on the values that matter to you as you look to bounce back from a crucible that leaves you feeling defeated and humiliated....


Aug 3, 2021

You can't reverse great loss any more than you can undo failure and setback, but you can move beyond every crucible you face with your heart full and your head held high. Alison Pena has moved past losing her husband to cancer to lead a full and rewarding life rooted in identifying and embracing the blessings still...