Change You or It

Goldsmith, Marshall; Wheeler, Patricia
July 2010
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Jul2010, Vol. 27 Issue 7, p8
The article explains the zen of managing oneself. It defines the "You" and the "It" in relation to the need to change to cope with the tough, changing world. Ways people deal with unpleasant situations are presented including doing nothing. Inwardly resisting what one does not like is mentioned as the biggest derailer to change. The options of changing oneself or changing one's situation are discussed starting with the need to accept one's natural reactions, irritations and anxieties.


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