Tag archive for responsibility

The Sad Legacy of Pandora

Buddhists declare that the source of suffering is people’s expectations – from their life and fate, from themselves, from the others.  In the absence of such expectations the state of zen can reign, peacefully of course. For those who carry on their existence always crammed…

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Cutting the ribbon of guilt

Nowadays, mostly because of better media, the public gets a front seat in watching organizations of any type (public or private, governmental or corporate, legit or illegal) crumble under various accusations regarding the way these organizations function.  People want justice or revenge, prevention or reparation…

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Detrimental Blame

We would like to believe in our freedom to choose our destiny – even if horoscopes are amazingly popular!  After all we are humans gifted with brains and choices and daily decisions do shape what we think and what we do to ourselves and to others. …

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Dictum Meum Pactum

“My word is my bond”. Now this is a phrase that sounds so good, proper and reassuring that there is no way we wouldn’t love it. It would mean that the simplest or the most complex agreements will be carved in stone just by saying…

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Mistakes

I don’t think there are people wanting to fail:  without any doubt the straight line between desire and success is the all time favorite. Unfortunately our life is made out of comparable amounts of success and mistakes.  Inspirational speeches and books all praise success –…

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Irresponsibility

Each one of us has responsibilities: acknowledged or not, to ourselves and to others, our own or handed over.  In the corporate world, beyond individual responsibilities, there is a character that must collect and carry the group’s responsibility – the manager.  He is the one…

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Young leaders

How old should leaders be in order to be accepted as such? When is the end of performance and when is the start of constant and routine performance? To these questions the usual answer is politically correct and the behavior is opposite. It is nice…

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The Helping Ear

We live through hard times and the Christmas toys and fireworks on New Year’s Eve cannot but temporarily change the dominant grey hue of our reality.  We go through a lot of changes, rapid, weird, negative, unacceptable and mostly unbearable.  At work, in business, in…

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