Making excuses is habit forming and it?s as destructive a habit as almost any habit you could have. If you?re working for someone who accepts your excuses then you?re working for someone who is doing you a tremendous disservice.
If you?re a leader do not accept ?can?t? from the people you influence. Rather help them turn their can?t into can by focusing on what is possible. Don?t allow the people who you claim to lead to use the fact that they can?t do it all, as an excuse to do less than they possibly can.
There is only so much time in a day and when it?s spent making excuses then it?s not invested in making progress.
And speaking of time, that is the worst excuse of all, because no one in this world has more time than you. (Before you tell yourself that?s not true stop for a moment…
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