Passionate Colors Newsletter ~  #19 ~ Problemsolving Diamond & Ruby Bracelet

“Welcome every problem as an opportunity. Each moment is the great challenge, the best thing that ever happened to you. The more difficult the problem, the greater the challenge in working it out.” ~ Grace Speare

Daily Celebrations

Life certainly has been challenging lately. Amid the chaos, uncertainty, and need for positive change comes the insight, the salve really, that EVERY problem has a solution and every problem creates an opportunity for greatness

“Crises and deadlocks, when they occur, have at least this advantage: they force us to think” ~ Jawaharlal Nehru

The first leader of post-Colonial India, Jawaharlal Nehru (1889-1964) urged others to face problems with unflinching optimism. “Every little thing counts in a crisis,” he said.

Look for the advantage in every problem. Proactively study a crisis to come up with innovative strategies to fix the problem and prevent it from happening again.

When asked whatsingle event was most helpful in developing the Theory of Relativity, Albert Einstein replied, "Figuring out how to think about the problem."

Use your head. Be creative. “If knowledge can create problems,” observed prolific writer Isaac Asimov, “it is not through ignorance that we can solve them.”

Success is relevant to coping with obstacles... But no problem is ever solved by those, who, when they fail, look for someone to blame instead of something to do.” ~ Fred Waggoner

Don’t let a problem stop you from reaching your goals. Two key skills to overcome obstacles are attitude and focus.

Once you’ve identified a problem and figured out what needs to be done, take action. Sidestep anyone who tries to shoot down your plans. Transform a skeptic into a source of inspiration to reach your goal that much faster. Stay positive. Stay focused on the goal.

"I can remember the very spot in the road, whilst in my carriage, when to my joy the solution occurred to me" ~ Charles Darwin

What joy it is to solve a problem! And believe me--whatever problem you are facing there is a lesson and there is a solution!

Here’s a good one to leave you with:

“Each problem has hidden in it an opportunity so powerful that it literally dwarfs the problem. The greatest success stories were created by people who recognized a problem and turned it into an opportunity.” ~ Joseph Sugarman

LifeTransform Problem into Opportunity...