Archive for Category: Resilience
Podcast Ep. 3 – Self-Care and Resilience မိမိကိုယ်ကိုဂရုစိုက်ခြင်းဖြင့် ခံနိုင်ရည်စွမ်းအားကိုမြှင့်တင်ခြင်း (ft. S’ Lont Mun)
In this Myanmar language episode, Kyaw Wai Yar Soe, Associate Director of DeBoer Fellowship and podcast host, interviews Mr. S’ Lont Mun, Country Director of Tear Fund Myanmar, about the importance for leaders to have self-awareness, self-care, and resilience in the time of crisis. In his calm and reflective manner, Mr. S’ Lont Mun shares with our Myanmar leaders and listeners how self-care is indispensable for resilience in a time of crisis and how to develop self-resiliency.
Throughout this podcast, we bring a collection of experts who share best practices and practical tools to help you become a more effective leader.
In this TED Talk, “Grit: The power of passion and perseverance,” Angela Lee Duckworth explains that a significant predictor of success is “grit” or “passion and perseverance for very long-term goals.” This characteristic is evidenced in school-aged students, military cadets, sales people, teachers working in challenging neighborhoods, and other contexts as more important than talent or intelligence (IQ) for success.
After leaving a high-powered job and transitioning to becoming a public school teacher in New York City Public Schools,