In this short (around 2-minutes) video, one of my heroes, Tom Peters explains (with examples) why the problem is never the problem, the response to the problem is.
Totally loved the video and is embedded below for you:
Why did the 2-minute video touch my heart?
The way I look at it, the statement can be extended to many other things – such as an “opportunity.” An opportunity is not an opportunity unless you do something about it.
The trick is in “taking action” and doing something about what we are faced with. And, that is in our control.