When people are hostile toward you, do you know the 3 “R’s”?

When people are rude or hostile toward you, do you retreat or do you run?  I was taught the difference at a time when someone was being mean to me and I felt angry.  Anger makes you weak and gives the power to the other person. Instead, learn how to retreat.

Run – Don’t run away.  When you run, you try to save yourself no matter what.

Retreat – is a sign of strength.  You do it before it’s too late, and while you are still in possession of power and position.

Reserve – The right way to retreat is not with anger, but with dignified reserve. – Shar McBee

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