During difficult times, it can sometimes feel hard to be yourself. You may react differently to things that are normally not a big deal or simply change your eating or sleeping habits. Myers Briggs, Predictive Index and DISC personality assessments all have measurements that show how a person's demeanor can change when facing adversity.
Having an awareness, and sometimes embracing these personality changes can help with your professional development. As a leader, challenging times provide the opportunity for your truest character traits to show. How can you take advantage of that, and harness those skills?
This article discusses how finding your purpose during these difficult times can help grow your skills as a leader, and provide value to your organization.