Breakdowns without blame

A “breakdown” is any situation in which an expectation is unmet, a plan is thwarted, or a need goes unfulfilled. When breakdowns occur, it’s exceptionally easy to look around in search of someone to blame. To be clear, I distinguish analyzing¬†from blaming. Analyzing is when you seek to determine the cause of a problem with… Continue reading Breakdowns without blame

Responsibility and blame

Responsibility and Blame are not the same. Blame is the act of attributing fault or guilt to someone in response to an unwanted result. Responsibility is the act of assuming a leadership role in a given situation. Taking personal responsibility for everything that happens in your life doesn’t mean that you blame yourself for the… Continue reading Responsibility and blame