It’s not personal.

When someone blames you,

When someone turns on you,

When someone criticizes you,

When someone outshines you,

When someone speaks over you,

When someone dislikes your idea,

When someone ignores your idea,

When someone doesn’t listen to you,

When someone doesn’t follow your plan,

When someone doesn’t like the decision you made,

Learn from the ebbs and flows of the choppy seas,

See the rising and falling tides of human nature,

You’re not a buoy that goes with the flow.

You’re the anchor that steadies the ship.

Don’t let the waves take you off course,

Don’t let the tides get to your head,

It’s not personal.

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