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Some teams have a long list. Those who don’t have an edge. (Regardless, it’s the question at the end that has to be answered.)
1. Our company is too big to change its culture.
2. What we lack is leadership.
3. We’re not winning the talent war.
4. We don’t have the resources.
5. We can’t innovate.
6. My teammates just don’t get it.
7. I’m not paid enough.
8. The market will never tolerate that.
9. No one is listening to us.
Now what do we do?
How long does the list need to be before we decide to act, to realize our potential?
Craig, your post “hit” me today….
how easy to get into the downward spiral and only see the negative. It takes a real leader to look for the opportunity, look at the positive, to inspire execution.
the mind can not avoid a don´t. So if we state all those excuses, the mind should automatically understand
Our company is too big to change its culture.
2. What we HAVE is leadership.
3. We’re winning the talent war.
4. We have the resources.
5. We innovate.
6. My teammates just get it.
7. I’m paid enough.
8. The market will tolerate that.
9. Everyone is listening to us.
so we are pretty well off.
Barbel, you continue to amaze me with your relentless forward focus. When I read your rewriting of the excuse list, I get inspired to courageously act to move all matters forward.
Continued success to you (and your beautiful