Resilience

I came across a television show the other night called Hell’s Kitchen. It was some type of cooking show where hopeful chefs compete against each other in a ridiculous challenge, then work in teams to prepare multi-course meals for a dining room full of guests. Celebrity Chef Gordon Ramsay yells a lot and calls people donkeys. I didn’t really get the appeal but there was something about one of the contestants that caught my attention. He was a young, squat guy with a big ego and a keen ability to trigger annoyance in anyone within earshot. It was clear that his teammates weren’t big fans. But every time his team made a mistake, faced a setback, or lost a challenge, he always had the same response…read more