As of 2015 YouTube had over 2 million cat videos! But no matter how amusing they are, I’m glad that I’m not a cat. Cats are mastered by their environment, reacting to stimuli & immediately responding. They sense food, danger, or a pretty young feline, and have automatic responses. But automatic responses are not always a good thing, especially in our human society.
Responding to stimuli with auto-responses of anger or jealousy, for example, could easily get us in trouble. Fortunately, our brain allows humans to pause in that gap between stimulus & response.
Facing death in WWII extermination camp, Viktor Frankl found the one area over which he had absolute control was the gap between stimulus & response. Having choice gave him freedom & growth.
We can make a choice to take more control of our destiny. At Soft Power Skills Academy, we provide an online face-to-face workshop where you can soar to your next level with other high-performing, hard-charging people. We work together on putting principles of leadership and soft power skills into practice with engaging, meaningful projects. Accept the challenge and join us! https://www.softpowerskills.com
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