Tag Archives: responsibility

Responsibility vs Blame vs Fault

Have you ever considered the distinct difference between placing blame, finding fault and determining responsibility?  They are surely all interconnected but they are also vastly different in leadership approach, critique for improvement and personal involvement in finding and enacting the solution. In a recent piece about Leadership and Management we identified several characteristics of leadership behavior. The same can be applied here: while managers find fault and place blame, leaders identify responsibility and help others to do the same. Continue reading

Only YOU Are Responsible for your Happiness

That Dalai Lama – smart guy.  His statement, as quoted in this meme, is absolutely correct.  It’s also something that far too many people either completely ignore, never learned, or forget any time they need an easy excuse for something wrong in their life.  Let’s talk about this a little bit and see just how harmful it can be if you fail to accept responsibility for your own happiness. Continue reading

5 Cardinal Rules for Life – The Expanded Version

Obviously, there are far more than FIVE rules for life if you want to feel motivated, empowered, fulfilled, justified, etc.  That said, every now and then I come across a meme that makes me stop and think.  If I actually think the thoughts I have are worth sharing, entries like this one occur. Continue reading