Getting the Most From Anger

Excellent article on anger – love the very last question at the foot…

Leadership Freak

angry bird

Our discomfort with anger speaks to its power. But, those who don’t get angry don’t care.

Anger is uncomfortable because it ruins lives. The term “frustration” is more comfortable. “I’m not angry,” we say, “I’m just frustrated.”

Anger is passion.

Anger is a gift.

“Sometimes, you have to get angry to get things done.” Ang Lee

The voice of anger:

Anger says:

  1. I’m not getting what I want.
  2. I feel powerless, stuck, or abused.
  3. I don’t like this.
  4. Something needs to change.
  5. That’s not right. One reason things don’t get better is we aren’t angry enough.

Anger motivates change.

Getting the Most From Anger:

Show me a leader who uses anger wisely and I’ll show you a success.

Focus and direct anger, don’t vent or suppress it.

Seven questions:

  1. What behaviors need to stop? Beginnings begin with stopping. Anger provides courage to stop.
  2. What do I want?
  3. What don’t I…

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11 responses to “Getting the Most From Anger

  1. Thanks for sharing! It’s lovely indeed!

  2. hey stu bro ……
    ❤ You bring OUT THE GOOD
    in everyone = ONE 🙂
    a little rock and rolllll 🙂 AY – CAT SIS XXX
    "the good in everyone " SLOAN 🙂
    XO

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