Resilience: Summary Review

This is a summary review of Resilience containing key details about the book.

What is Resilience About?

"Resilience" by Mark McGuinness is a book about how to develop mental toughness, overcome setbacks, and maintain a positive and productive mindset.

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In Resilience, the author explains why your reactions to rejection and criticism are completely understandable - and how to deal with them effectively. Through stories from his own experience, as well as those of famous people who faced rejection and criticism on the road to their success, he will show you that you are far from alone in suffering from rejection and criticism.

Summary Points & Takeaways from Resilience

Some key summary points and takeaways from the book include:

* Resilience is the ability to bounce back from adversity and maintain a positive outlook.

* Resilience can be developed through mindfulness, self-awareness, and a growth mindset.

* It is important to manage stress and negative emotions in order to maintain resilience.

* Embrace change and uncertainty as opportunities for growth and development.

* Cultivate a positive outlook by focusing on what you have, rather than what you lack.

* Develop a support system of friends, family, and colleagues to help you through difficult times.

* Engage in physical exercise and self-care activities to reduce stress and improve your mental and emotional well-being.

* Finally, learn from your experiences and use them to grow and become a more resilient person.

Who is the author of Resilience?

Mark McGuinness is a creative business coach who has been helping clients overcome rejection, criticism and other obstacles to success since the mid-nineties. He has also dealt with his own share of rejection and criticism, as a self-employed coach, psychotherapist, public speaker and writer.

Book details

  • Print length: 217 pages
  • Genre: Business, Self Help, Nonfiction

What are the chapters in Resilience?

Chapter 1 Learn to succeed in spite of adversity
Chapter 2 Resilience
Chapter 3 The guardians at the gate
Chapter 4 The bigger the dream the bigger the fear
Chapter 5 Why do rejection and criticism hurt so much?
Chapter 6 Make it something worth dying
Chapter 7 Why you need to build resilience
Chapter 8 A simple but powerful way to develop resilience
Chapter 9 Rejection comes first
Chapter 10 Its normal
Chapter 11 Roll with the punches
Chapter 12 Wallowing is for pigs
Chapter 13 Seven guaranteed ways to make rejection worse
Chapter 14 Dont think about the black
Chapter 15 Are you still in the game?
Chapter 16 Is the prize worth the price?
Chapter 17 You gotta laugh
Chapter 18 Find your tribe
Chapter 19 How to fix it next time
Chapter 20 Play the numbers game
Chapter 21 Narrow the odds
Chapter 22 The day I tipped the scales in my favor
Chapter 23 Make rejection irrelevant
Chapter 24 Criticism
Chapter 25 Dare to be a tall poppy
Chapter 26 Is constructive criticism a myth?

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* The editor of this summary review made every effort to maintain information accuracy, including any published quotes, chapters, or takeaways. If you're interested in furthering your personal development, I invite you to check out my list of favorite personal development books page. On this page, you'll find a curated list of books that have personally impacted my life, each with a summary and key lessons.

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Chief Editor

Tal Gur is an author, founder, and impact-driven entrepreneur at heart. After trading his daily grind for a life of his own daring design, he spent a decade pursuing 100 major life goals around the globe. His journey and most recent book, The Art of Fully Living, has led him to found Elevate Society.

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