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WAITING VERSUS DOING SOMETHING ABOUT IT
There are things in life that you can't control so you wait it out until it gets better or it gets out of the way.
Most of the time, waiting it out is counterproductive and can do you more harm than good.
Being in the fence about what is going on around you or going on in your business/organization is reneging on your responsibility to take action when it matters.
Lawsuits can be avoided if management had taken concrete steps or actions to ensure that a valid complaint is dealt with and that people who are accountable are called out for their behaviors.
Waiting for things to naturally acquiesce on your favor is like waiting for $100 dollar bill to be found while you are walking down the street. The probability of that is very slim. It is called luck for a reason.
Now that the COVID-19 they say has reached its peak and that measures can be lifted in a few weeks is not a product of waiting, it's a product of conscientious efforts by a lot of actors, the authorities and people who have to cooperate every day to stem the tide of the epidemic.
A conversation I had a few weeks ago sums up this point:" if you stir the boat, you will get nothing."
I say" if you don't stir the boat, you will end up with nothing."
The latter affords you the initiative to take action and take responsibility for your lot. The former gives the other party the onus to either decide on your favor or not.
Choose the action that affirms your purpose and never let another person or situation control how you behave.
With waiting, you are leaving a lot of resources and decision-making powers on the table that can, otherwise, minimize your risks and accelerate your progress.
Take action right now.
If you're interested to deep dive into your strategy, change, and engagement issues, reach out to me at email@example.com. Don't wait for the perfect time, situation, or budget.
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