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The Adversity Advantage: Learning to Shine Under the Spotlight

December 7, 2015

While most of us hope to be remembered for our best days, the spotlight tends to more likely find us on our worst day. Bitterness is a natural and forgivable reaction to defeat – but resentment never plays well in public.

Those who try to fake grace under pressure are seldom able to do so convincingly. But there are those rare individuals who find a way to meet adversity or embarrassment with authentic elegance.

A couple of examples of such poise have been on public display in recent months. Read more…