Travis Bradberry of Forbes says, “there are two kinds of people; those who believe they make things happen and those who believe things happen to them”. Sound familiar?
He goes on to cite a study conducted by Dr. Tim Judge at the University of Florida which says that those who “happen to the world” sell more, serve customers better, adjust faster to change and get paid more.
Particularly distinctive is how “happening to the world” people respond to difficult, challenging times. They don’t falter and hesitate. They redouble their efforts. They manage their tension and anxiety well.
Here are some thought processes to consider when confronting difficult times.
“Happening to the world” is a mindset. You believe it. You can achieve it.
PalletOne CEO Howe Wallace
Since 2005, he has been sharing his thoughts on the organization, leadership, and communication in an online daily note to teammates called Daily with HQ.