7+ Hot Tips for Bouncing Back in 2021 (and Beyond)

7+ Hot Tips for Bouncing Back in 2021 (and Beyond)

The most resilient among us (93%) believe mental health is as important as physical health.

Resilience was a big corporate buzz word in 2019.  Some companies were even building their entire business around studying and training to resilience.

Most of us went headlong, full tilt into 2020, confident it would be our best year ever….but COVID….

Now, more than ever, resilience is needed, in both individuals and teams, to ensure you thrive as we move into our new normals.  Today is Let Go Day, and it is time to move forward, sloughing off the doldrums of last year.

The great news is, getting over the tough stuff is a skill you can learn.  The bad news is, most of us don’t even recognize we need the training.

Here are 7 things you can do to improve your resilience:

  1. Get clear on what drives success and focus on behaviors and mindsets that produce it
  2. Define and remove what compromises well-being and performance
  3. Assess your real needs and train for measurable impact (to include resilience training)
  4. Seek first to Understand – yourself and your team and the changes you are going through or need to ignite
  5. On a team, recognize resilience is either nurtured or diminished by leadership
  6. Think like a coach – expertise is not learned in a class but in application
  7. Pay attention to and integrate curiosity into everything.

Thriving in our current economy requires extraordinary fortitude, grit and resilience – rising above and bouncing back. It’s your ability to withstand adversity and innovate through it that will help us all achieve more in 2021 and beyond.

IN fact, as we practice resilience, both as a team and individual, we improve our mental toughness and become far more agile, leaving doubt and distress behind.


Scott Rivers is the Managing Director of Cerca Talent+, a talent agency for the Oncology, Genetics and Life Science Industries. Scott’s recruiting experience extends into the areas of Diagnostics, Equipment and Device, Genomics and BioInformatics. His team manages recruitment for businesses focused on these areas in all roles.

As a leader who has worked at every level of commercial, medical sales and global marketing, Scott is an intense professional who partners with organizations to fine tune talent branding. If you are a leader looking to expand your team with professionals who are focused on delivering work in which they take pride, and you can be proud of, every day, then Scott would be privileged to help you in the process. Having been a professional in the fields where you focus, Scott knows the ins and outs of the companies, the business and the customers you are working to come alongside.


Cerca Talent+ is a full-service Executive Search Firm with a strategic focus in the areas of Clinical Diagnostics, Molecular Diagnostics and Oncology, Genomic and Genetic Medicine. Our clients choose Cerca because of our deep understanding of the industries we serve. They continue to work with us based on our extensive market knowledge, vast connections and quality of results.

We Provide Top Talent to create Peak Performance.  That’s a good match for any company. Partner with the group that can talk shop and gain rapport with the pros who will lead your business into the future. Email Scott Rivers today at srivers@cercatalent.com, or call direct at 201-594-2101, and we will begin the process of finding you Top Talent guaranteed to help you set records.