iLead w/Straine — Alphabet Leadership

Published on March 31, 2015

leadership_trainingThe secret to success is being aware of the way you talk to yourself, which creates emotional and behavioral reactions that either enable you to face adversity or cause you to become incapacitated by feelings of anger, sadness, guilt, anxiety, fear or embarrassment. The connections between adversity and its consequences are “The ABCs of Life”: “A” is the adversity, “B” is your belief about the adversity and “C” is the consequence.  Remember, adversity is any event that precipitates a reaction from you; one person’s tragedy is another’s comedy and the secret to managing adversity is knowing that “A” is never, ever, never the “cause” of “C.”  The way you talk to yourself is the “cause” of every consequence you experience, which includes the consequences called success and failure.

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