When is the last time you studied a sign and thought, “Nah, I’m not going there.” By definition, road signs exist to direct us. Detour. No Left Turn. One Way. Do Not Enter. Road Closed. Under Construction. Human beings, by definition, make their own decisions. We read the sign, evaluate our options, predict some sort of future outcome (correct or incorrect), and off we go. I faced that situation recently, and when it was all over, I was glad I followed the sign.
How do you respond under pressure? It’s the ultimate self-leadership metric. Consider this quote about Maria Sharapova, tweeted by the mother of tennis star Andy Murray. “Sharapova is like a tea bag. Put her into hot water and (you will) find out how strong she is.” Here are 5 tips to help YOU succeed when YOU are the teabag in hot water!