How to accept defeat
WHEN THE CHIPS ARE DOWN WHAT YOU CAN DO
Some times you have to accept defeat. Your expectations were high. Usually this comes from setting high expectations of yourself. Or perhaps your boss set unreasonable expectations. But the fault remains with you.
You are the person responsible for setting a clear mandate or at least spoken about capabilities and what is possible.
Defeat may feel like failure. But if you do it graciously all is not lost.
Validate your feelings. There’s no wrong or right way to feel
Realise there’s something to learn from this
Let it go
Once you accept what it and what is not, you can move forward. And either start again or start something new.
Can you handle defeat gracefully? What do you do to accept it and move on?