Adversity will happen It's guaranteed. The more important and interesting question is how will you choose to engage with it. What will you do to turn adversity into a learning opportunity?
This April, I was inside a high security prison. The plan was to talk to the men there about the work cdv.org does and to educate them on the connection between childhood adversities and the potential impact. While I believe I educated them, they also educated me. Here is what I learned.
Repeatedly in her early career, Jahren's grant proposals were denied or didn't produce the funding she needed. She was not accepted at conferences by her peers in ways she would have preferred. Her life did not go as she had hoped or planned.