Because responding is more important than reacting

My old boss would go red, his veins would pop out of his head, and he would literally explode in rage, with venom, and aggression. Don’t be like my old boss.

It is not a cool look. And it hurts people!

The challenge for him, looking back, was that he didn’t have the ability to take half a second and reflect before responding. It was all reaction.

Emotional control is a learnt skill. It really is. We have this primitive brain that reacts to stimulus in a fraction of a second, our emotions go crazy. Unless we can turn our smart brain on and override the reaction. With self-talk, and by being rational. Not irrational. And respond to the stimulus, in a controlled way.

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About Anton

Anton has dedicated his working life to helping leaders to upgrade their mindset, upskill their leadership, and uplift their teams! With a focus on helps leaders to better lead under pressure. Anton is an entrepreneur, speaker, consultant, bestselling author and founder of The Guinea Group. Over the past 19 years, Anton has worked with over 175+ global organisations, he has inspired workplace leadership, safety, and cultural change. He’s achieved this by combining his corporate expertise, education (Bachelor of HR and Psychology), and infectious energy levels.
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