International Journal of Business and Social Science

ISSN 2219-1933 (Print), 2219-6021 (Online) DOI: 10.30845/ijbss

The Resilient and Focused Manager
Dr. David E. Bartz, Professor Emeritus; C. E. A. Bartz

Purposeful managers strive to be productive and enhance personal satisfaction in their work environments. Resilience and focus are key attributes for aiding managers in being their best on the job and maximizing personal satisfaction. Resilience is the ability of managers to keep going when encountering adversity and the stress resulting from it, recovering from setbacks by adapting to change in a positive context, and being creative in finding solutions for moving forward. Focus is represented through concentrated attention by managers on a goal, zeroing in on the tasks to accomplish it, and then actually doing what is necessary to effectively complete the tasks required to reach the goal. Physical and mental energy aid managers in being their best by fueling resilience and focus.

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