Chapter 8: Managing adversity: dealing with stress, learning from our mistakes, and coping with failure
Stress: its basic nature, and how to manage it successfully Stress: its devastating effects Coping strategies: contrasting ways of dealing with stress Why some people—including entrepreneurs—are better at handling stress Learning from our mistakes: one reason why there is often strength in adversity Imagining a better way: counterfactual thinking How to give—and accept—criticism Dealing with failure—and building personal well-being Effects of business failure: financial, social, psychological Learning from business failure—and bouncing back Subjective well-being: a protective shield against the effects of adversity
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