“A career is only a job that you’ve had for too long,” I said jokingly in a corporate meeting. The room fell dead silent.
It’s not your responsibility after all. What would happiness be if you take the genius out of your mind and gave it up to your higher spirit? Would creativity flourish?
Every time I hear “Don’t take this personally but…,” I brace myself for the criticism. You know it is coming and it’s not going to be good.
Building morale by doubling down on a losing hand, workplace reform is destined to fail.
“They’ve never built a statue for a critic.” Celebrators are hard to find and it is too easy to fall into the trap of being critical.