noun | [ ri-sawrs-fuhl-ness ]

Resourcefulness is the ability to adapt to new or different situations, think creatively, find solutions and make the best use of the available resources. This ability helps us consider all possible ways for attaining what we desire and also make good use of the opportunities available to us. It includes working collaboratively in teams or with group members and optimizing their skills and resources towards attainment of goals.

Research has shown that students who are resourceful tend to perform well even under stress and adversity. Resourcefulness can be considered as one of the important skills to being active, thoughtful and participating members and leaders in society.

Resourcefulness In Action

The person will be able to:

  • Come up with multiple approaches to working towards a goal.
  • Brainstorm alternative solutions to various problems.
  • Show the readiness to experiment and try out new methods.
  • Show curiosity and engage with their environment and the people around them.
  • Build an active network of friends and acquaintances.
  • Build resources for personal as well as social purposes.
  • Demonstrate perseverance by trying out all possible means to attain their goals.
  • Seek help, information and perspectives of individuals or groups who can contribute towards their goal or purpose.
  • Demonstrate awareness of their own skills, talents and strengths.

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