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08/14/2020 | News release | Distributed by Public on 08/14/2020 10:40

3 Must-Have Traits Every Entrepreneur Needs to Build Business Resilience

In the last five months, we've heard from small business leaders surviving and thriving - they've transformed their business to digital-first models, reimagined their customers' experiences, and prioritized employee health and safety.

But what makes these entrepreneurs high achievers for the long run? How can they prepare their business for whatever comes next?

In the latest Stories of Resilience episode, Character Lab CEO Angela Duckworth, and Valence Co-Founder and General Partner at Upstart Ventures Kobie Fuller, Co-Founder, share characteristics, qualities, and mindsets of entrepreneurs who master success despite adversity.

Use their insights to help strengthen your small business now and into the future. Watch the full webinar for more.

Duckworth kicked off the conversation with insight into high achieving leaders, stating they have a combination of passion for what they do and perseverance over time. But that doesn't mean they don't get stressed. In fact, she mentions how highly successful leaders are not 'invincible,' after all. They just manage their stress differently.

'Really gritty leaders acknowledge their stress or failure and then figure out what they can control and do something about,' Duckworth said.

What's her advice for entrepreneurs experiencing stress right now? When life gets you stressed, find a way to use it for fuel.