The Most Valuable Trait to Own

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Change happens

Some may presume intelligence, courage, or loyalty as the greatest human trait. However, I find adaptability to have a much stronger presence and impact.

What it really means

The definition of ‘adapt’: to make something suitable for new purpose; to become adjusted to new conditions

Relationships

The ability to adapt is sort of like a super power. Adaptability allows you to carry on a conversation with anyone.

Careers

Our professional lives demand adaptiveness at a much higher rate. We are consistently challenged to adjust in the workplace. Whether it’s a new task, new clients, or new team members, we have to ride the waves of change.

What can you do

So, I’ve talked about the importance of adaptability. Now you’re asking, “How? What can I really do?” As with most things, it starts with realization; the knowing that something is important.

Take it forward

Add adaptability to one of your treasured traits. Carry the importance of this trait forward and use it as a springboard. Look to build on it and incorporate it into your life.

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