What do you do when someone strikes with a nasty comment or challenges your confidence? Use a simple 4 step process to come back strong after receiving a punch from someone else.
I am an extremely stubborn and determined individual. Although that trait can be useful, it can also be harmful if applied incorrectly. Here are a few situations in which you might need to re-think your stubborn mindset.
We each have unique pieces of our identity that make us the amazing individuals that we are. But what about when one of those self-created identities might be working against us...instead of FOR us? That can only cause us frustration and pain, and we cannot move forward until we shift our thinking. I recently had to shift a part of my inner dialogue for something I had never realized WAS part of my identity...until I went and got injured.
The terms "pushy" or "assertive" often get a bad wrap, and that is not always the case. It's crucial for us to speak up in our personal and professional lives when we feel something we believe in might be compromised. Others are just waiting to hear from you.