#378 8. Stop blaming others. People make mistakes. Employees don’t meet your expectations.
 8. Stop blaming others. People make mistakes. Employees don’t meet your expectations. Vendors don’t deliver on time. So you blame them for your problems.
But you’re also to blame. Maybe you didn’t provide enough training. Maybe you didn’t build in enough of a buffer. Maybe you asked too much, too soon.
Taking responsibility when things go wrong instead of blaming others isn’t masochistic, it’s empowering–because then you focus on doing things better or smarter next time.
QUESTIONS for thinking it through:
How could this clarify my Reality?
How could this benefit if added to my Disciplines?
Who needs to hear this?
 #8, from Jeff Haden, “90 Smart Ways to Radically Boost Your Productivity: An epic list of ways to increase your personal productivity and be a lot more successful.” It was published on Inc.com on1/9/2017. https://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/first-90-days-90-ways-to-boost-your-productivity.html
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