You may feel as though issues are raining down on you today, but don’t fret. They’re not about you. Others are taking out their frustrations and trying to dump them in your lap to handle. Don’t allow them too. It’s their mess, they made the choices and they must live with the consequences of those decisions. Learn to say ‘No’ and you’ll be fine.
Others will try to blame you and insist this wouldn’t have happened had you done this or that. Don’t let them shift the buck to you for the bad decisions they made. They could have consulted you first; and they choose not to. The onus is on them, not you. So don’t let them bully you into dealing with the aftermath. It was their call, make them handle the consequences of their choice. Others involved will stand behind you. That maybe a surprise, but you’ll be amazed at how they react to the blame game.
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