At the end of the day, we must acknowledge that we have limited control over the circumstances and events that unfold in our lives. However, we do have control over our intentions and how we show up for others. By focusing on our intentions and actions, we can steer the course of our lives in the direction we desire.
It's important to remember that the outcome is not entirely in our control, and we should not become fixated on it. Instead, we should make peace with the outcome and look back on it with a reflective mindset. By examining what we could have done differently and what we can learn from the experience, we can continue to grow and evolve as individuals.
I am sharing my 4-step process to handle any situation that does not have the outcome that you intended.
What you'll hear in this episode:
[1:11] Defining outcomes vs intentions
[2:21] Exploring some common scenarios where intention and outcome differ
[3:19] The 4 steps to work through these scenarios
[3:21] Step 1: Objectively look at the situation
[4:20] Step 2: Communicate your thoughts and feelings