Monday, 13 July 2015

Accept Reality first, and then act

"Acceptance of what has happened is the first step to overcoming the consequences of any misfortune."-William James

       When we come across some unexpected problems  /crisis situation either in workplace or in family, most of us have tendency to blame others for the situation or finding the reasons for the problem. Let us aware of the fact that any event is happening due to some causes, which may be within our control or beyond control. The event happened is happened and cannot be reversed.

      The successful people accept the situation or problem as such and immediately think of the solution to overcome rather than fixing the person or passing the responsibility to others. You shall connect this statement in sports or in business environment where there is timeline pressure. For example, you may recall the behavior demonstrated by the captain Dhoni during the 2011 world cup final match against Srilanka. In a given circumstance, he accepted the reality and took the responsibility to overcome by batting. That shows the behavior of accepting the reality and thinking the solutions rather than fixing the people or wasting time in analyzing.

     To be successful in business or in relationship, first let us accept the reality and think what we need to do to improve the situation.Later, as a continuous improvement, we can understand the root cause of the problem to avoid a recurrence in future. Accepting the reality is leadership mindset and can be developed with practice and you will attract Good Things in your Life.