Chapter Seventeen

Don’t React, Act

Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude.

 

Thomas Jefferson

Many conflicts arise when people react rather than act towards a situation. Most problems could be resolved if people endeavoured to do so with a positive attitude. Here, act is accompanied by a positive attitude while react comes with a negative one. You can easily judge a person by the way he approaches a conflict. If he approaches it with a negative attitude, the conflict will be aggravated. However, if he approaches it with a positive attitude, the conflict will be resolved easily. In fact, man is responsible for most problems. He often ...

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