Positive and Productive Responses to Frustration

Rick offers practical insights as the guest on a Conference 21 Round Table with Michael Whitehouse (March 26, 2021).

The video is set to start at the 8:42 mark, when Rick shares his primary insights, beginning with a story you’ll enjoy.


  • “I’m frustrated!” is a common refrain in these challenging times.
  • “Expectation is the mother of all frustration.” – Antonio Banderas
  • How do you respond to frustration?


  • Acknowledge what’s frustrating in relationship to your expectations
  • Recognize what you can and cannot control, then list action steps based on what positive and constructive things you can do about it


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12 Questions to Ask Now As You Lead Yourself and Others Through Change

Bring your curiosity to these insightful questions and you'll see two benefits: your brain rewards you for being curious (less stress); and your answers will create clarity you can put to good use as you plan to be your best.

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