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13 Be a Problem Solver

The power which resides in man is new in nature and none but he knows what that is which he can do, nor does he know until he has tried.

—RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Problems are a normal, natural, and unavoidable fact of life. Your work will be a continuous succession of problems, like the waves coming in from the ocean, one after another. You will have problem after problem all day long and into the evening. They never end. They only vary in size and importance.

The only part of this situation that you can control is your attitude, the way in which you approach each problem as it arises. Unfortunately, most people allow themselves to be overwhelmed by problems. They think and talk continually about who is to blame, why the ...

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