Reacting tells people that we don’t have control over our emotions. Disciplined responses tell others that we have authentic power, control and command over situations and our credibility skyrockets accordingly. Requiring practice, one important aspect is learning how to read the feedback we receive.
Think of it like contract law.
First there is offer, next comes acceptance or counter-offer. The counter-offer is critical for both parties and the reaction or response is an excellent indicator of how the transaction completes.
Future business is conducted due to the exchange of mutually beneficial considerations.
What kind of power are you generating today?