How to Overcome the Unknown
Taking inspired positive action, can make a chaotic situation disappear, and make us come out of the problem more powerful than we were before.
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The CHAOTIC Leadership Model is a set of principles that enable us to perform despite the chaos around us. The acronym stands for:
Chaos and uncertainty make us want to shut down and become disengaged.
The idea of staying calm and focusing on what you can control keeps us engaged and aimed towards a possible solution.
Acting or responding to a situation is always better than mindless reaction, which itself leads to further chaos.
Taking action, even if it is a small asserting of control, keeps us moving forward.
Sometimes the only person we can trust is ourselves.
Practicing self-discipline and self-direction makes us fit to lead, and can be achieved by:
In chaotic conditions, we are lost in urgent matters and forget the big picture.
Without a big picture, or a 'Why' to motivate us, and guide us in the dark, we can forever be lost in the jungle of chaos.
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