Do you know that it only takes one obstacle in an otherwise perfect day to make you feel less-than-best? Especially in these hectic times, when every employee is pressed to achieve more in less time with fewer resources, a single hiccup can make you feel like everything is in upheaval. Let’s face it: Instability or chaos of one form or another is everywhere.
We cannot control what happens. But we can control our attitudes. We can control how we choose to respond to a negative situation. It’s easy to respond negatively to a problem, of course. The key to success (and the challenge for top performers) is to see the positive in every troublesome issue and turn obstacles on their head so we benefit in some way. [Read more…]