Posts Tagged ‘confidence’

Forget the Blame Game

It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you place the blame.” – Oscar Wilde

I use the quote above to draw your attention to how we often act. All of us hate to get blamed when something goes wrong, and, as a result, we are tempted to resort to blaming others. We’ve all done it at some point. When you have others working for you, this can be the difference between success and failure. Yes, people make mistakes; sometimes rather foolish ones. Rather than seizing this as an opportunity to chastise and demean those you direct, look at this another way.

A boss creates fear, a leader confidence. A boss fixes blame, a leader corrects mistakes. A boss knows all, a leader asks questions. A boss makes work drudgery, a leader makes it interesting.” – Russell H. Ewing

Here we see in stark contrast the difference between a leader and a boss who in this instance is Read the rest of this entry »

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