During March, I read The Question Behind The Question, by John Miller...I really enjoyed this book because I feel like it applies to EVERYONE!  So many people play the BLAME GAME and complain, including ME!!!!!!!

It's not MY fault.
When will THEY do it right?
Why do WE have to do this?
WHO dropped the ball?
When is someone going to show ME how to do this?
It's not MY problem.
Why can't WE find a better team?
When will THEY do it better?
When are THEY going to give us a vision?
It's not MY job.

Does this sound familiar?  Does this sound like your workplace?  Your home?  Restaurants you visit?

Pretty much everywhere you go, people are running from responsibility.

This is a little story about four people named Everybody, Somebody, Anybody, and Nobody.
There was an important job to be done and Everybody was sure that Somebody would do it.
Anybody could have done it, but Nobody did it.
Somebody got angry about that because it was Everybody's job.
Everybody thought that Anybody could do it, but Nobody realized that Everybody wouldn't do it.

It ended up that Everybody blamed Somebody when Nobody did what Anybody could have done.

This type attitude does nothing positive or productive.  We ALWAYS have a choice in how we will respond to a problem or situation.  Even if you don't respond, you still CHOSE not to respond.

If you are going to ask questions...ask the RIGHT questions:

How can I do this better?
What can I do to help?
How can I improve this situation?

Do you see how different these questions sound?!?!?!?!!

Successful people who I know are NOT blamers and complainers...they have a goal and they make a plan of how THEY will get themselves there!!!  So, are you thinking like a successful person and asking the right questions?

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