Wednesday, February 4, 2009

The Buck Stops Here

President Truman had a plaque on his desk in the oval office saying; "The buck stops here" referring to the expression "passing the buck" when someone is handling the responsibility over to someone else. A mature person refrains from blaming others and take full responsibility for his/her decisions and actions. Try this simple experiment, for the next twenty four hours, try not to excuse yourself nor blame anyone else. Now, can you do it?

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Urban Gavelin a native Swede with more than twenty five years of business experience. He has held positions as director of sales- marketing- and business development on Nordic, European and World Wide levels. Urban has lived and worked in Stockholm, London and New York, now works primarily with leadership development and sales training and is a credentialed coach. He has studied Executive Management at Lausanne Business School and Stockholm School of Economics.

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