Have you ever been frustrated to a point where going felt like the best option? Or maybe the only option?
…Frustrated with a relationship, and you just had to get out.
…Frustrated in a marriage. So you walked out.
…Frustrated with a job. So you quit.
…Frustrated with your lack of progress. So you dropped the gym membership and grabbed a candy bar (sorry, was that too close to home?)
We’ve all been there. Most of us too many times to count.
The frustration to leaving conundrum is very real and very visceral. At times leaving is absolutely the best option. But not always. For now, let’s focus our energy on workplace frustrations.
I’ve never met a person who’s lived a life free of work-related frustration. As an emotion, frustration drives us to make many decisions. Not necessarily good decisions, but decisions none-the-less. Of all the decisions we face in the midst of our frustration, decisions that seemingly remove the frustration come to us first.