Monday, July 18, 2011

Whatever it Takes!

Well good day to you, and welcome to brand spanking new week.

Over this past weekend I had the opportunity to chat with some delightful Human Resource professionals about the state of their profession. While many are happy with the current conditions, many more were clearly not.

It seems that there is a deep discussion going on about, wouldn't you know it, my favorite subject, "personal responsibility". Our discussions centered around "getting the job done", and their observations that if folks in their company's understood that it is not the enterprises responsibility for the workforces happiness, a whole new level of accomplishment could be achieved.

My offer was pretty simple, one aspect of "personal responsibility" is about fulfilling the individuals agreement with the company, and doing "Whatever it Takes" to get the job done. Result, personal pride soars.

Here's what I shared, you might find it useful this week.


I am committed to doing whatever it takes, the dye has been cast and I have stepped over the line. I’m out of the comfort zone, the decision has been made, I won’t look back, let up, slow down, or back away. I am finished and done with low living, sight walking, small planning, smooth knees, colorless dreams, team visions, mundane talking, chintzy giving and dwarfed goals. And I cannot be bought, compromised, detoured, lured away, turned back, diluted, or delayed. I will not flinch in the face of sacrifice, hesitate in the presence of adversity, negotiate at the table of the enemy and ponder at the pool of popularity, or wander in the maze of the mediocre. I have committed to doing…


Signed………………………………………….. Date…………………..........

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