Have you ever experienced a situation at work where your first instinct is incredulous at what has occurred? Trust that instinct. It behooves you to listen to it and listen well. There are many ways to erase a gut reaction. By letting a desire to avoid conflict or confrontation override your instinct. By feeling uncomfortable with your instinct and dismissing it. By letting another person overpower you. By not recognizing your instinctive reaction, because you are stressed or off your game. Or, by letting fear prevail.
Your gut reactions and first instincts are allies. Honor them and listen to them. They’ll guide you to where you want to be and to your best self.
(Here’s my first Really?! Blog Post)