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Here’s what they stand for: E is the event, R is our response or reaction to the event, and O is the outcome that is a result of our response or reaction to the event, E=R=O. You know, that’s a formula for how we live our life.
Life happens, stuff happens. And consciously or unconsciously, we are responding and reacting, on a regular basis, to things that go on around us. And they result in outcomes. Some of those outcomes we like and some of those outcomes we don’t like. That formula is so important to be conscious of because if you want to have different outcomes, you’ll have to consciously determine different responses and reactions to various events.
Here’s an example. I recently heard a story about a manager in a staff meeting. The staff meeting was designed to get input and ideas for how to make a good year even great. As the staff members began to share feedback about how the year had gone, the manager began to take a lot of the feedback personally and became very, very defensive to the point where it was embarrassing.
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