Mon, 3 April 2023
EPISODE 282: How do successful construction business owners get out of a slump? What do you personally do when things aren't going well?
Most of us would tend to focus on the negative things and just go into a downward spiral trend. In many cases, we start spouting off self-fulfilling prophecies, which eventually get worse as they happen.
So in this week's episode, I want to share how great entrepreneurs think about adversity and how they overcome it.
I talk about the Stockdale Paradox, how to get control of the story you’re telling yourself, what a mental hygiene exercise is, and some proven strategies for turning trials into triumphs.
Tune in now to learn more!
What most of us would do when things don't go well? (01:12)
There are no good or bad things (03:59)
Separate observable facts from the story you're telling yourself (05:59)
Detach from what’s going on in your head (06:42)
Cultivate the habit of gratitude (07:45)
Control the controllables (08:52)
Reframe the situation (10:09)
The Stockdale Paradox explained (12:39)
Take extreme ownership of the situation (17:00)
The catastrophizing strategy (19:03)
How to do a mental hygiene exercise (20:53)
Episode wrap-up (23:13)
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