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Control What You Can Control

Updated: Sep 30, 2022

I was introduced to this phrase at a stage in my career when I felt the enormous burden of driving significant improvements in both business performance and organizational culture:โฃ

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๐˜Š๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ณ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ;โฃ
๐˜๐˜ฏ๐˜ง๐˜ญ๐˜ถ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ฏ ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ง๐˜ญ๐˜ถ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ค๐˜ฆ;โฃ
๐˜ˆ๐˜ค๐˜ค๐˜ฆ๐˜ฑ๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ตโฃ

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Following these words of wisdom helped me avoid the unnecessary frustration resulting from: โฃ

  1. accepting whatever came my way instead of appropriately exerting the control or influence that was rightfully mine

  2. spinning my wheels over things that were completely out of my controlโฃ

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This picture helps illustrate those things that we CAN control vs. those that we CANNOT.โฃ

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I recently had to remind myself of this lesson, release myself from the pressure of trying to control the things that I could not, and accept the responsibility for those things that I could control and influence.โฃ

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What shifts do you need to make to apply this concept to your life and work right now?โฃ


#wellnesstip #lifelesson #controlwhatyoucancontrol #influencewhatyoucan #accepttherest #walkonpurpose #livewithintention

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