Frustration. We’ve all experienced it – and perhaps a little bit more than we may prefer. And it’s not uncommon when we are experiencing this unpleasant emotion to hear others ask the simple question, “Why are you so frustrated?” How many times have you personally heard this? I bet hundreds, if not thousands. I know I’m guilty of asking it of others often, especially of my family members. And I’m sure they may grow tired of hearing it too.
As a leader, entrepreneur, and Director of Leadership Development for a large organization, I’m no stranger to frustration. According to Kevin D. Monroe in his article, Why are you so frustrated? Here’s the real answer, when someone asks this question of us, most often we hear the question as a complaint regarding how we’re feeling. We take it as an accusation, or even a judgment against us.
What if it’s something different? What if it’s not that at all? What if it’s really an invitation to take action? An invitation to innovate?
According to Kevin, he has been able to connect the dots for us. Click on the link below to read his conclusions.
“Frustration is rooted in the awareness that your current reality is not living up to your potential reality.”
Kevin D. Monroe is a leadership consultant and executive coach. His mission is to help high achievers connect with their higher purpose. Kevin is also the founder of the Navigating North Summit and host of the Higher Purpose Podcast.