25. Aug, 2020

Taking control of your response ...

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“Sometimes people ask me if there’s one motto or rule of thumb I use most often. This is it: Whatever scares you, go do it. Fear is just a form of excitement, and you know you should do what excites you.” -- Derek Sivers,  https://www.ted.com/search?q=Derek+Sivers 

We had our Sprint planning today and I shared some details about the upcoming merger of our project with a much larger several year initiative. I personally see it as a large opportunity for the project teams and an appreciation of their work so far, but I am definitely the "glass half full" guy. Some people were challenged by the uncertainty and the upcoming change, what is fine as well.

So by controlling your response to any future change and accepting your fear as a form of excitement, you will be better off. Give it a try 😉👍 ...

Below some links with respect to reading, remote work and leadership:

"We need to accept that we won’t always make the right decisions, that we’ll screw up royally sometimes – understanding that failure is not the opposite of success, it’s part of success." -- Arianna Huffington, https://www.biography.com/media-figure/arianna-huffington