On such a big day in America, I turn to Patton Oswalt and the close of his graduation speech he gave a couple years ago at his former high school:
The path is made by walking. And when you’re walking that path, you choose how things affect you. You always have that freedom, no matter how much your liberty is curtailed. You…get to choose…how things affect you.
And lastly, and I guarantee this. It’s the one thing I know ‘cause I’ve experienced it:
There Is No Them.
Vote, yo. And then, regardless of the outcomes, be cool. We’re all in this together – in spite of what some people might want you to believe.
If you’re interested, I give ten specific ways to choose to regain control of your work life in a new article for Linked 2 Leadership today.