How to Be a More Patient Person
It is good to have achievable targets and not to overbook or overschedule your day in such a way that everything feels annoying, as that can lead to self-sabotage.
If a small inconvenience can make you aggravated, don’t have too much on your plate in the first place.
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Patience is not the ability to wait for something. Patience is our attitude towards waiting.
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"Patience wins in an impatient world. When everyone else is in a hurry and distracted by the latest Tweetstorm, sitting back and merely observing the planet’s slow, arcing trajectory–and noticing it has been unmoved by almost anything that has happened lately–is the supreme advantage, both in terms of getting ahead, but also just in becoming a stable and non-insane person."
Block out time to be still. Finding moments of stillness in our lives increases creativity, makes us more productive and also helps us stay grounded in our emotions.
Most leaders want quick fixes and get irritated easily. But effective leadership requires patience, endurance, resilience and calmness in the face of crisis.
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The best managers are a combination of the two behaviours and are able to build a level of patience that helps them stay calm even in a crisis situation.
The U.S. Navy SEALS follow the maxim Slow is Smooth and Smooth is Fast, a product of their sixty years of experience in crisis situations, which means that acting fast does not necessarily lead to an effective solution.
It is crucial to be methodical, patient and to focus on reducing the time it takes to deliver value, instead of confusing operational speed with strategic speed. This involves going back to the drawing board and using the added experience to redesign the process of delivering value.
When faced with dangerous situations that can actually put an end to our life, we tend to panic and, therefore, want to run. This is quite normal, taking into account the fact that our amygdala...
Dealing with difficult situations can make your life so much harder that at some point you might just decide to give up on your dreams and ambitions. However, it is exactly this behavior that leads to you eventually failing.
Choosing to run from responsibilities and challenges means choosing to stay always in your comfort zone, a fact that guarantees you no success whatsoever.
Whenever you feel stressed or overwhelmed, just imagine a positive outcome to your challenging current situation. Soon enough, if you keep fighting for that outcome, it will become true.