What I can control:
1) My response
What I can influence:
Identify: local issues; short term and long term goals by assessing the health of the work environment. Using the results identify low hanging fruit, look at issues as challenges to overcome not as threats.
Develop a strategy with short and long term goal. Remember changes takes time! (Methods may include: SWOT analysis, facilitated forums, and strategic planning with an external facilitator.)
What I can do:
Identify: issues that matter to me and determine my comfort level with addressing them.
Evaluate: the pros and cons to addressing the issues that matter to me, including personal and professional risks and opportunities.
Develop: a strategy to respectfully inform others about the impact of their words and actions.