CEO Obstacle #1: Anger

“Anger is a wind which blows out the lamp of the mind.” ~Robert G. Ingersoll

Anger averts achievement. It is a wasted, perpetual emotion. Until you release inappropriate anger, progress is thwarted. Bear in mind though that some types of anger are appropriate especially in response to an injustice that needs to be righted. But it is still critical for you to maintain control of your emotions even when angry-vitriolic words, put-downs, or nasty venting is never appropriate.

Embedded anger is costly; it harms the one who harbors it more than the one to which anger is directed. Harriett Goldhor Lerner in The Dance of Anger advises you to “use anger as a signal.” Let anger be a signal to pause before you speak and to get control of your emotion for only you can manage your response.

Anger is only only letter removed from danger. Redirect your anger, stay out of danger. Your success depends on it.

Opportunity step: Use peaceful words/responses/actions today.

(This is an excerpt from the book Climb Every Obstacle: Eliminate Your Limits! Read the rest of the story by ordering your own copy at http://www.climbeveryobstacle.com)

Advertisements

About AnitaAnswers

I am an encourager who believes in LIFE (learning, information, function, expression). Author: Climb Every Obstacle: Eliminate Your Limits!
This entry was posted in change, lifestyle, self help and tagged , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s