Integrity Moments - Sept. 10, 2012

 

Self-Control
By: Rick Boxx
September 10, 2012

In “The Power of Habit,” written by Charles Duhigg, there is a story of a young man named Travis with a bad temper. He had been raised in a home with drug addicts, prostitutes, and lots of bad habits.

A Starbucks manager hired Travis and asked him to imagine an irate customer yelling at him. He then challenged Travis to develop a plan in writing on how to best deal with that customer. Finally, the manager made Travis role play that scenario until Travis had replaced his old angry habits with the new habits.

Titus 2:6-7 teaches, “Encourage the young men to be self-controlled. In everything set them an example by doing what is good.”

In your workplace, don’t overlook the power of helping others overcome bad habits with self-control.

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