Think about your attitude. You get to choose whether to accept or reject someone, whether to get (or stay) angry, whether to be positive or negative. It's your choice.
Think about your role as a leader. You can choose to micromanage everyone else's job, or you can allow others to do what they do best and support them along the way. You can choose to stay focused on the future, or you can get bogged down in fighting yesterday's battles.
Think about your relationships. You get to choose how much you will give, how much you will give up, how you will spend your time with someone (or whether you will spend any time at all). If you're separated by miles, you choose whether to write or call.
Life is tough and things don't always go according to plan. We can be dealt a terrible hand. But, in the end, we have a lot more power than we might think. We get to choose our response.
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