Taking the High Road

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"Some people do the right thing because of what other people
will think. Some, because they want to be accepted.
But, there is great honor to be found in doing the right thing because it’s the right thing to do."
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Learn to take the high road in just about any situation.

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Taking the High Road

  1. 1. Gayle B. LaSalle President/Owner
  2. 2. Challenge with Class: Taking the High Road in all Situations
  3. 3. “ Some people do the right thing because of what other people will think. Some, because they want to be accepted. But, there is great honor to be found in doing the right thing because it’s the right thing to do.” Unknown author
  4. 4. It is difficult at times not stoop to the lower level, but…
  5. 5. The end result is that one needs to know how to be comfortable within your own skin, and Sometimes after lying down in the mud, it is not that easy to get clean again
  6. 6. Life is 10% of what happens – 90% of how you deal with it
  7. 7. Those who take the high road… Are Not Victims!
  8. 8. Steps to the High Road
  9. 9. It all starts with YOU!
  10. 10. Speak when you are angry, and you will make the best speech you will ever regret. Ambrose Bierce
  11. 11. Basing our happiness on our ability to control everything is futile. Stephen R. Covey, American management guru
  12. 12. Vent in a safe place or.. find an appropriate place to be inappropriate
  13. 13. Get yourself in control of YOU!
  14. 14. Say what you mean, mean what you say, but… don’t be mean when you say what you mean.
  15. 15. Check your pride! Friend or Foe?
  16. 16. 10 - 10 - 10 You never want to look back and regret the way you acted
  17. 17. Behave consistently with your own stated values and beliefs. This takes courage!
  18. 18. Make decisions as if your actions were going to be tomorrow’s headlines in the New York Times
  19. 19. The important person is the one looking back at you in the mirror
  20. 20. Biggest place to take the high road is regarding negativity
  21. 21. Arguing with a fool proves there are two. Doris M. Smith
  22. 22. The best revenge is living well!
  23. 23. Gayle B. LaSalle President/Owner

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