Prospect: “John, we have a problem.”
Me: “Uh oh. What happened?”
Prospect: “You know I believe QBQ! training is needed at Lockheed Martin, but after our SVP read the QBQ! book, she decided it’s ‘too simple.’”
Me: ”Well, yeah, it’s not rocket science!”
Me: ”Um, what’s her background?”
Prospect: ”She’s a rocket scientist.”
I’ll never forget that conversation. Yes, I missed that sale but the SVP was right: The QBQ! message of PERSONAL ACCOUNTABILITY is simple.
But not too simple. Eradicating the cancer of blame from our world, not to mention our organizations, politics, and families, is exactly what’s needed—and not complicated.
Blame Is Spelled “b-lame”
Have you witnessed blame? If so, you’ve not only seen blame, you’ve seen lame. I mean, what could be more lame than when …