You have to give up all your excuses

To create the life of your dreams, you must own 100% of your life.

What does this mean?

No more excuses.

99% of all failures come from people who have a habit of making excuses.

GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER – Chemist who discovered over 325 uses for the peanut.

Understand, that you always had the power to make it different, to get it right, to change the outcomes that you were disappointed in.

Why didn’t it happen for you? Ignorance, fear, the need to be right, lying to yourself about the situation, the need to feel safe, not caring, ignoring the signs, not having the hard conversation. The list goes on and on. WE all do it in our life. Think on this.

If something does not turn out as planned

Ask yourself

  • How did I create this?
  • What was I thinking?
  • What were my beliefs?
  • What did I say or not say?
  • What did I do or not do to create the result?
  • How did I get the other person to act that way?
  • What will I do different next time?

A few years back I had an employee who worked for me. He was toxic to everyone around him. Instead of seeing who and what he truly was, I lied to myself. I did not want to do the hard thing up front, I did not have the hard conversations. As time went on, he made me and my team miserable. I was miserable at work, at home. I thought I could help this person, save him from himself, boy was I wrong.

When I finally let him go, I felt free, I felt the weight lifted from me and the team. I had more time, I did not realize all the time I wasted on this person.

This person was a great teacher. What will I do different next time?

Have a great day – Take 100% responsibility for your life! Its yours…

Thanks for reading

Rich Fox

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