Thursday, June 22, 2017.
"The people who get on in this world are the people who get up and look for the circumstances they want, and, if they can't find them, make them."
~ George Bernard Shaw
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Are You At The Helm Or In The Hold?
When you accept personal responsibility for your current condition, you become empowered to change it, shape it and mold it to become anything you want.
Take responsibility for your life right now. Stop being the victim and start being the master.
Today's Idea For Action is from the TQ Attitude Color: Take Full Responsibility for How Your Day Works Out.
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Now, ask yourself the following three questions:
- In which areas of your life do you need to take responsibility right now?
- What complaint in your life could be changed by your becoming more responsible for it?
- What's one thing you want to be different in your life, and what's one thing you can do to bring it about?
So, Just How Committed to High Achievement Are You?
Think about it. How well and how often do you actually do Attitude Factor 3A? (Take Full Responsibility for How Your Day Works Out.) No question, this is a major driver of personal and professional success.
A high commitment (3A rated 8 or better) suggests you are someone who takes responsibility for how things turn out. You take charge of your day, and waste little time complaining to others when things don't go as planned. You power through the best and worst of circumstances. You take full responsibility for where you are at each moment, and for what you're going to do next. Rarely do you stay stuck in a bad situation. Instead, you stay focused on your goals, and do whatever you can to make them real. Each day, you become victorious over circumstances.
A lack of commitment suggests you are someone who surrenders easily to your current circumstances. You are willing to push forward when things go well, but then pull back during difficult times. By focusing on a negative situation, or the power others have over you, you forfeit your power to initiate an improvement to the status quo. Rather than pursue new options, you generally stop to criticize and complain. You seek out people who will agree that it's something or someone else's fault -- and there's nothing that can be done about it. Each day, you become the victim.
What happens when you do TQ Factor 3A more frequently?
You have more power. If there is something you want, you don't wait for fate. You act to make it happen.
You accumulate performance positives like "Responsible, Empowered and Accountable" -- immediately moving you towards the results you expect.
What happens when you fail to consistently do TQ Factor 3A?
You have less power. You relinquish all power to make a difference when you give up personal responsibility.
Negatives like "Irresponsible, Powerless and Unaccountable" start to take their toll on your performance -- quickly moving you away from the success you want.
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When You Wish Upon A Star...
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