Have you ever been faced with a difficult situation that you would rather not deal with in hopes that it would work itself out? I know you know what I’m talking about because we’ve all been there. You’re the founder of the organization and you need to inform one of your board members that his or her services are no longer needed, but the words won’t come out of your mouth. How about the family member who is repeatedly committing an offense against you, and you don’t have the courage to address it. Maybe this is one you can relate to: you rehearse feelings of guilt, shame, and doubt over and over in your mind to the point where you feel like you are going to have a mental breakdown.
Here’s a newsflash: HANDLE THE ISSUES AND SITUATIONS BEFORE THE ISSUES AND SITUATIONS HANDLE YOU.