Towards the end of his life, Mark Twain famously said, “I'm an old man and I've known many troubles, most of which never happened.” Like Twain, many of us find ourselves captivated by worry on a regular basis. In this episode, we'll take a look at this human reality and some of the things that each of us can do to better control worry, both professional and personally.
Special Guest: Bonni Stachowiak
- Make a decision that it's OK to worry once in awhile
- Take Dale Carnegie's advice of “What's the worst that can happen?”
- Get out of your own box and focus on serving others rather than worrying about ourselves
- Address challenges proactively – when there is trouble, take action!
- Live in day-tight compartments
Some of the books we mentioned on this episode are:
- How to Stop Worrying and Start Living by Dale Carnegie
- Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway by Susan Jeffers
- Getting Things Done by David Allen
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