How to build resilience: Choosing kindness as your legacy

Episode Summary

In this short episode of the RESILIENT PEOPLE podcast, Janet Fanaki wants listeners to think about leaving a legacy of kindness. With many of us worried about the current state of the world, kindness matters more than ever. Janet references a recent event that was held in memory of her husband who passed away from brain cancer in 2020. She talks about what he is most remembered for in the legal and business communities in Canada and around the world. A skilled and well-respected competition law lawyer, Adam Fanaki is most remembered for his kindness.

Episode Notes

RESILIENT PEOPLE is hosted by Janet Fanaki and features conversations with EXTRAordinary people from around the world who are admired for their resilience. They have overcome a major challenge, created a purpose from it and now help others to be resilient too.

The  aim is to show that your negative experience does not need to define you. It can also be a platform to help you find new meaning.  And build a positive and resilient mindset.

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