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Let me know if this feels familiar – you have a call with a person who criticizes your actions and suddenly you feel deflated. You ruminate on it for days feeling no self-worth and vacillating from anger to pity. Perhaps you are at work and your boss calls you in for a sudden chastising of your performance – you feel sorry for yourself, wonder if everyone else in the office feels the same way, resolve to look for a different job, and beat yourself up for days. Maybe it is something as simple as being on the receiving end of criticism from a friend or family member. You shut down and feel deflated, replaying the conversation over and over in your mind. Our interactions with people can either fuel or deter our progress and the bottom line is that people cannot steal our power, we can only give it away.

There will always be people who don’t like us, don’t get us, and are critical. Sometimes we have done things that warrant their opinion however often we have not. If you want to get to the next level, you are going to have to stop allowing others to rob you of momentum and here are five strategies to help you do just that.

5 Strategies to Step Into Your Power™ and Stop Allowing People to Deter Your Progress by Susan Sly

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