Forging Ahead with Perseverance and Resilience

  • 9 videos | 20m 56s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification PMI PDU
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Business today is a complex undertaking. Accomplishing tasks an staying focused on achieving your goals requires grit and persistence. An adaptive mindset helps you focus through the distractions, information overload, demanding pace, and the accompanying stresses that can often pull you off task. In this course, you'll learn to develop personal resiliency, adaptability, and perseverance. You'll explore the resources and people it takes to sustain perseverance, and you'll discover actions to help you build a work-life balance, sharpen your focus, and foster the resilience perseverance to face and overcome setbacks.


  • recognize what it takes to persevere
    identify examples of the trust and care you put in yourself when preparing to persevere
    choose the people to include in your circle of trust
    recognize someone who exemplifies the characteristics of resiliency
  • use strategies for resilience to improve your perseverance
    match areas to build balance and focus with examples
    identify actions to regain resilience
    continue to persevere in the face of setbacks


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    It's very difficult to focus these days – to sustain attention long enough to persevere and accomplish tasks. In this course, you'll learn the qualities and people it takes to support and sustain perseverance. You'll also learn to recognize resiliency and use it to improve your perseverance. Finally, you'll explore actions to help you build your balance, sharpen your focus, and regain resilience that helps you persevere when faced with setbacks. FREE ACCESS
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    Perseverance is about goal direction. It’s about having a vision and the desire to complete it, no matter what gets in the way. In this video, you will learn how to maintain the ability to persevere. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Trusting Yourself
    2m 33s
    Do you trust yourself? Your own abilities... vision and goals? Perseverance depends on having strong values. Simply put, you have to believe in yourself. If you don’t, then it’s hard to muster the energy you need to set a goal. You’ll doubt yourself from the start. And if you do, then achieving your goals will be harder. In this video, you'll discover how to start trusting yourself. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Creating Your Circle of Trust
    2m 16s
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    5.  What Is Resilience?
    2m 45s
    Resilience is the ability to become strong again after something bad happens. In this video, you will learn about the key traits of resilience. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Developing Your Resilience
    2m 1s
    There are some simple, practical steps you can take to become more resilient. In this video, you will learn how to develop your resilience. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Gaining Balanced Focus
    2m 48s
    Being able to focus on what’s important... necessary... and productive is essential if you’re going to persevere. A balanced focus also makes you more resilient. In this video, you will learn how to balance your focus between different priorities. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Rebounding When Resilience Wears Down
    2m 39s
    How can you rebound when you feel that you’ve been worn down... and you can’t find the strength to be resilient and bounce back? In this video, you will learn how to deal with stress and fatigue. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Pushing on When You Want to Quit
    2m 51s
    When you’re faced with a setback, you can use it to help you persevere. In this video, you'll learn how to deal with setbacks in the workplace. FREE ACCESS


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