Don’t take things to heart
Following on from the above, it can be easy to take challenges to heart, especially when your own work is so directly involved. But it is important to remain professional, and let any struggles or shortcomings wash off your back. Reacting in an unprofessional manner will only detract from your overall ambition.
You can use a lot of energy by tackling the source of the challenge, rather than the challenge itself. This energy could be more appropriately spent on pro-active, productive efforts, so be sure to distance yourself from this kind of thinking as soon as you can.
Be resilient in the face of adversity
Challenges by their very nature can be tough; overcoming them requires fierce determination and persistence on your part. Use your resolve and stay resilient on the way to new goals and successes. Take stock, plan sufficiently and set a course of action. You’ll face some bumps along the way, but it’s important to remain focused.
Take things a step at a time, you can approach challenges in many different ways, whether it’s solving a problem or learning a lesson. Embrace the challenge rather than shrinking away, the rewards tend to usually be more than worth it.