The World's Most Innovative Coach and Author Mike.R.Jay pens a book on resilience “Upping the Downside: 64 Strategies for Creating Professional Resilience by Design”

Upping the Downside: 64 Strategies for Creating Professional Resilience – step by step guide to prioritizing how what’s important guides resilience-making

What is resilience, myths about resilience, what are strategies to create professional resilience?

A professional coach and an experienced author Mike Jay answers these questions and much more in his new book “Upping the Downside: 64 Strategies for Creating Professional Resilience”. Lead Author Mike Jay has been a professional business coach, consultant, and entrepreneur for more than fourty years. As an award winning U.S. Marine, Mike parlayed his military leadership experience into cutting-edge agribusiness and was a nationally featured agribusiness innovator. In 1999 he founded the world’s premiere business and executive coach training system. Through more than 10,000 hours of coaching sessions, Mike has accumulated a global resume and served business leaders in more than twenty-seven countries in such companies as Aditya Birla Group, Avery, Dennison, Bharat Petroleum, Carat, Coca-Cola, Eureka Forbes, Exxon, Ford, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Godfrey Philips, Godrej, GSK Consumer Healthcare, Hewlett Packard, Hindalco, Hi Tech Carbon, ICICI Prudential, JK Tyres, Lupin, Marico Industries, Novartis, Pantaloon, Pepsi to name a few.

Marion Brady, M.A., an award winning curriculum consultant, educator and member of the 1995 design team for the Association For Supervision and Curriculum Development states “Mike has gotten inside my head so successfully that, almost without exception, he has been right when he’s said that I might find a bit of forwarded mail or this or that particular web address usefully informative. Sometimes, his recommendations almost make it seem he’s following some sort of just-in-time delivery schedule for me”.

Upping the Downside: 64 Strategies for Creating Professional Resilience is a hands-on, step by step guide to prioritizing how what’s important guides resilience-making. This be-ready-for-anything guide is like an insurance policy for your standard of living. Mike’s Professional Resilience Model coupled with his co-author’s essays on resilience provides a wide-ranging to me on resilience and how it happens in our lives. A collaborative-author book by Mike Jay, Mari Smith, and 10 other resilience authors.

Mike is the author of COACH2 THE BOTTOM LINE: “An Executive Guide to Coaching Performance, Change and Transformation in Organizations;” Now What? “A Strategic Leadership System for Discovering and Operationalizing What Really Matters;” COACHING as a Transformational Leadership Competency; Coach of Many Colors: the CosMos Coaching Model utilizing Spiral Dynamics Integral, CPR For The Soul: Creating Personal Resilience By Design and a book in progress called Emergenics: How to Solve More Problems Than You Create featuring the Mindful Leadership™ System.

Mike is a member of the International Consortia of Business Coaches, the International Coach Federation, International Consortia on Coaching in Organizations and the Association for Psychological Type. Mike holds numerous certifications in emotional intelligence, resilience, spiral dynamics, coaching, and training. Mike is currently a practicing business coach and guide and works from an office in his home along the Oregon Trail in Western Nebraska.

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