Sep 8, 201402:55 PMLeader to Leader
with Terry Siebert
3 tried-and-true tips for handling job stress
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Don’t worry about the past or the future: Yes, be concerned about where you’ve been and where you’re going, but do it in a constructive way. By calmly analyzing our past mistakes and learning from them, we can profit. But there is absolutely no value in lying in bed at night worrying about yesterday or tomorrow. It is self-defeating at best, self-destructive at worst. Rather than have today be the tomorrow that you worried about yesterday, why not learn from the past and look forward to the future with optimism and a plan?
One of the comments we receive from those in our training classes is that the concepts above, along with many others, are just plain common sense. The travesty is that it can be extremely difficult to put these concepts into practice. The only way to put the principles to work is to do it! You cannot control the world. You can control your own attitude!
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