“Panic causes tunnel vision. Calm acceptance of danger allows us to more easily assess the situation and see the options.” — Simon Sinek
It’s a practiced skill, although true leaders seem to be born with it the ability to put aside feelings and deal with it. It’s why Army Rangers and Navy Seals can enter a hostile situation and execute. Many drives by sports teams to the winning score are by level headed leaders who see the goal and understand the situation. Adding perceived danger only clouds the situation and adds complexity.