Saturday, March 20, 2010

Step Up And Take Responsibility

The people who get what they want in life are those who are willing to take responsibility.

Think about it -- who would you rather deal with? Someone who makes excuses, and blames other people for everything that goes wrong, or someone who takes responsibility and gets the problem solved, no matter whose "fault" it is?

When you are willing to take responsibility, you immediately stand out from the crowd. You become an effective results-oriented person. You're a leader and an achiever. It's only logical that when you're willing to accept more responsibility, you'll get more responsibility.

Take responsibility for your own work. For your own career. For your own surroundings. For your own health.

Avoid blaming others for your problems, because that gives them control over your life. The moment you take responsibility, you become the master of your own destiny.

-Ralph Marston

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