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Don't Pop Your Top: 5 Thoughts to Keep You Calm in an Angry Moment

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This story appears in the May 2016 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

There are 10 or so moments in my career that make me wince when I think of them, and all but one involve a flash of anger. (The other one: an autocorrect in an email to my boss that turned an innocuous thought into "I lift you.") There isn't one moment at work in which I let my temper flare up that I don't wish I could take back. Uncontrolled anger is always a mistake. It's always regrettable. And it always reveals you to be weak even as you attempt to seem strong.

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