When there are good times, there will also be times that are not so good. Thefreedictionary.com defined adversity as “catastrophe, disaster; trouble, misery; adverse fortune or fate; a condition marked by misfortune.” It is a situation nobody wants, but the reality is that everybody goes through a dark point in their lives no matter the status or wealth that a person possesses. An excellent example is the current president of the United States of America who went through a rough patch in the late 90s, although he has gotten himself back up, and went on to do better. This shows that adversity of bad times could hit anybody no matter who the person is.
Adversity can come in different forms such as physical, mental, emotional, social, spiritual, and financial adversity. Adversities are inevitable in life, and the companies are not excluded. Adversity in business can come in diverse forms, a rigid staff relationship, conflicting objectives of diverse functions, misperceptions or misunderstanding among a group of co-workers.
There are employees who go through adversity, if this is not properly checked, it could lead to a reduction in the efficiency and productivity of such an employee and the company or organization in general.
Adversity speakers are individuals who are skilled at empowering people, including workplace employees, to identify, understand, and triumph over their personal adversities. They also give hints on the best possible ways to manage each category of adversity whenever it rises. These speakers include politicians, athletes, entrepreneurs, and regular Individuals have suffered major setbacks, endured defeat, been mentally and physically challenged. However, they have discovered a way not just to overcome these obstacles, but to thrive while doing so. They are thus willing to share their experiences with those who care to listen.