Some months back, I was on the phone with an acquaintance. She was very angry about something that had happened to her. In a split second, as I challenged her, her angry turned on me. I normally consider myself a calm person, but at that moment when she attacked, I felt my blood boil – I was furious! I couldn’t think straight. All I wanted to do was respond venomously and then hang up the phone.
(Estimated reading time 3 mins). Getting what you want requires focus, determination, creative thinking, perseverance and a willingness to do the hard work. That’s why most people don’t get what they want.
This is a story from our recent trip to Zimbabwe about an elephant and a lesson learned about how to get what you want.