Overcoming Adversity Can Be One of Your Superpowers For Good
What you'll learn
- How to better overcome adversity
- How to be more successful
- How to have more impact and do more good
- How to be happier
- You will get the most from the course if you hope to do more good in the world
This course, inspired by internationally regarded changemaker Monique Ntumngia from Cameroon, will teach you daily practices you can use to become more resilient and better overcome adversity. You can do daily activities that you can develop as habits that will strengthen your ability to face challenges and rise above them. Whether you feel this is a weakness or a strength, this course will help you improve.
In the course, you'll learn more about Monique, the challenges she overcame and how she believes you can learn to overcome as well.
Everyone faces challenges, obstacles and hurdles in life and in their work. Those who are striving to make the world a better place, to reverse climate change, to improve global public health or eradicate poverty, are likely to face big problems in achieving their objectives. Learning to better overcome adversity will empower you to do more good.
Here are seven lessons you'll learn in the course:
See the positive
Take care of yourself
From these lessons, you will learn activities you can do each day to strengthen your ability to overcome adversity. By repeatedly practicing these activities you can develop habits that you can maintain for a lifetime, permanently increasing your ability to clear hurdles. By clearing more hurdles you can become more successful, have more impact and feel happier.
Who this course is for:
- This course is for leaders and employees of nonprofits and social enterprises.
- Volunteers, donors and those aspiring to change the world are all likely to find value in this course.
- Anyone who wants to be able to better face challenges and obstacles will learn valuable concepts.
Devin is a bestselling author. He calls himself a champion of social good. Drawing on more than 1,200 interviews with changemakers, he loves to share stories of their “superpowers for good.” As a Forbes contributor, with over 500 bylines and over two million unique readers, he became a recognized name in the social impact arena. His podcast, featuring celebrities, CEOs, billionaires, entrepreneurs—including Bill Gates—and others who are out to change the world, gave him a recognizable face as well.
His books, focusing on helping readers do more good in the world, have been read over 1 million times!
He has helped nonprofits raise millions of dollars via crowdfunding. He twice hosted a 24-hour livestream via YouTube on #GivingTuesday, featuring more than 90 interviews with nonprofit leaders.
Previously, Devin served as the CFO of the third-largest company on the 2009 Inc. 500 list. He also founded and led a FINRA-registered investment bank. After completing a degree in finance at the University of Utah, he earned an MBA from Cornell University.
Having lived on three continents and visited over 40 countries on six continents and with guests from around the world on his show, Devin brings a global perspective on purpose-driven leadership to international audiences–from the UN to Nepal–empowering them to do more good and make their mark on the world. These lessons also enable them to change their personal lives and to drive positive change within their organizations.
Today, Devin channels the idealism of his youth, volunteering whenever and wherever he can, with the loving support of his wife, Gail. Their son, Dayton, works in San Francisco. Frequently finding himself on airplanes, Devin is glad to be middle-seat-sized.