Category: responsibility

How do you handle an accusation?

Is there someone in your life that is creating an issue that you don’t believe is justified? Recently this has come up while I was doing some work in a large organization. It was obvious that the perpetrator of the

What is compassion?

Is this a character trait that is needed more today? The Dalai Lama once said; “Real compassion comes from seeing the suffering of others. You feel a sense of responsibility, and you want to do something for them.” When was

Do you have any blind spots?

Would you like to overcome these blind spots? To me blind spots are areas in our life that cause us problems. They are called blind spots because we are not aware of them; we are “blind” to them and what they

Do you always accept ‘the facts’?

Why don’t you? Recently the American Academy of Pediatrics made a policy statement about when High Schools and Middle Schools should begin the day. It appears that there is a growing amount of research that finds that teenagers are programmed

Are the outside forces controlling you?

According to my oldest daughter, many in her age bracket believe this. To give you some background my daughter is in her mid 30’s so now you know the age group she was speaking about. If we look deeper many

Do you get advice regularly?

What people are giving you the advice to? Colin Powell once said; “Never receive counsel from unproductive people. Never discuss your problems with someone incapable of contributing to the solution, because those who never succeed themselves are always first to

Have you noticed how inflammatory some words are?

Do they have an impact on the way you view a situation? The other day my spouse came back from shopping. She brought in a small flyer than had been put on the car window. The word that this group

What obstacles are stopping you?

Are they self-imposed or do they come from outside? If you said these obstacles come from outside, it seems to me that you have no control in your life. Why is that? What can you do to change the situation?

Are you stopping your own progress?

Are you asking concerned about what I mean by this? I believe we stop ourselves because we are afraid of the success that we could achieve and how it may change our lives. I believe we are afraid because it

Do you feel it is not your responsibility to make yourself happy?

Are you sure that is the right way to look at life? Recently I attended a workshop and the workshop leader asked all of us if our spouse was in our lives to make us happy. Then he asked if