Embrace Your Problems and Turn Them Into Opportunities
Problems are a part of life. They cause you to pay more attention to something or challenge you to deal with them as best as you can.
Instead of resisting or avoiding problems, a better mindset is to view them as opportunities.
Every problem has an equivalent benefit. Your focus needs to be on how you can take advantage of your problems.
This issue focuses on ways you can view your problems from multiple perspectives and how you can turn them into opportunities that will produce better outcomes.
Included in this issue:
- See Problems As Opportunities (Video)
- How to Turn Problems Into Opportunities (Article)
- Stop Thinking "Productivity" - Start Thinking "Problem-Solving" (Article)
- Why Effective Leadership Needs Problem-Solving Skills (Article)
- Thinking Differently About Problem-Solving (Article)
- The 3 Ways that Happy People Deal with Problems (Article)
Continue reading to find out.
Enjoy this week's issue. 🙏
See Problems As Opportunities
Two people can see a situation from different perspectives. One person can see it as a problem, while the other can see it as an opportunity.
In this TEDx talk, Mona Patel shares how you can use your perspective to see any problem as an opportunity.
- Credit: Mona Patel | TEDxNewBedford
How to Turn Problems Into Opportunities
With the changes everyone has experienced globally, it has created opportunities for those who know how to spot them. The ability to turn problems into opportunities is a skill you can learn.
In this post, T. Harv Eker shares ways you can turn problems into opportunities, and how it will benefit your life.
- Credit: T. Harv Eker | harveker.com
Stop Thinking "Productivity" - Start Thinking "Problem-Solving"
Being more productive is a constant focus for anyone who wants to achieve new results. An effective way to increase your productivity is to pay attention to problems you can solve.
In this post, learn why and how becoming a better problem-solver will also make you more productive.
- Credit: Nat Greene | LeadChangeGroup.com
Why Effective Leadership Needs Problem-Solving Skills
Leaders constantly solve problems. The bigger problems they can solve, the more valuable they become.
In this post, learn why the best leaders focus on developing their problem-solving skills and how you can, too.
- Credit: Heidi Peterson | Flint Learning Solutions
Thinking Differently About Problem-Solving
Instead of resisting or avoiding problems, what if you could view your problems with a curious mindset?
In this post, learn ways you can look at problems from alternate perspectives and why doing that can often make the solution obvious instead of impossible.
- Credit: Josh Patrick | stage2planning.com
The 3 Ways that Happy People Deal with Problems
Everyone has problems. Everyone also deals with problems differently. Problems can steal your joy if you don't know how to respond well to them.
In this post, learn ways happy people view and handle their problems while still maintaining a healthy attitude.
- Credit: Art Markman | fastcompany.com
Opportunities Are Everywhere
You get in life what you focus on. Instead of giving more attention to your problems, focus on how you can convert them into opportunities.
Latest Blog Content
5 Ways Turning Problems Into Projects Can Solve Them Faster
Turning problems into projects is a simple, yet effective way to solve them without generating unhealthy emotions.
In this post, learn five ways turning problems into projects will help you solve them faster and make you a better problem solver.
Develop Coaching Skills to Help Others Become Better Problem-Solvers
If you lead others, you need to develop coaching skills. Today, leadership is coaching others to bring the best out of them.
In this free ebook, learn the mindset and techniques you need to become a better leader or manager by developing essential coaching skills.
Train Yourself to View Your Problems As Potential Opportunities
If you don't have problems, it means you're not growing and challenging yourself.
When you have problems, it's a sign you're taking risks and want something new or better in your life.
You will face countless problems in your life, therefore viewing them as potential opportunities will empower you to deal with them better.
MAKE IT COUNT
An action step you can take this week is to review a situation you believe is a problem for you. Identify what's causing you to label it as a problem, then come up with ways it can lead to new opportunities.
Have a great week. Thank you for reading. 🙏
And always remember, live your greatness! 🙌
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