Stop wasting precious time focusing on the things you have no control over. Instead, to achieve more, direct your efforts on mastering the only three things you can.
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It is amazing how much time managers waste everyday focusing on the things they have no control over. For example, managers try to control their team’s activity, their customers, outcomes, even other people’s behavior. And if you think you can, well, that’s just an illusion.
The fact is, there are only 3 things in life we truly have 100% control over. And here they are:
Number 1 – Your actions. Which include your behavior, activity, skillset, and even your communication.
Number 2 – Your REactions. Or your responses to the events and situations that occur throughout your day. And finally,
Number 3 – Your attitude. Which is your mindset and your beliefs.
Now, here’s the real irony. As human beings, we spend more time trying to control the things we can’t, than mastering the 3 things we can.
So, how does this tie into coaching? Coaching is an opportunity to focus on and master the things you can control, rather than the things you can’t.