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25. The Gift of Adversity

by | Sep 21, 2020 | 2 comments

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25. The Gift of Adversity

 
 
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Sala Takiveikata was born in Fiji and moved to Australia in 2010.

Since coming to Australia, Sala has graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from Macquarie University and is currently working to achieve the Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) qualification. She is also completing her Masters of Commerce at the University of Sydney Business School.

Sala and I met through LinkedIn. When I spent some time talking with Sala, she shared some of her background and the level of adversity she has overcome. I was inspired by her positivity and strength, as well as what she terms ‘the gift of adversity’.

I felt a responsibility to bring Sala’s story to life. So today, that is what we are going to do.

The focus of our conversation today is how we can harness the gift of adversity and use it as a strength to help us achieve in life…

 

The Gift of Adversity

 

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2 Comments

  1. Sala

    Thank you Brendan for giving me the opportunity to share some of the wisdom I’ve learned from my life experience as a means of empowerment to people who share the same life experience as me .

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    • Brendan Rogers

      My pleasure Sala. Your courage and vulnerability are inspirational to me and so many that have give me verbal feedback. Well done.

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