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The Responsibility Process sidetrack: I quit!

On the corridors of many workplaces wander alienated, discouraged and mentally quit employee zombies. Giving up is our mental getaway, when the pressure of shame and obligation becomes too much to bear.

The Responsibility Process

It was not my fault, this sucks and do I really have to? This is our automatic way of thinking, but it is not the best possible train of thought to have. If we move from these steps onwards, we are rewarded with better solutions and less anxiety.

Strain your brain by asking what if not

What if not is a semi insane question. It works like this: what if this thing I’m familiar with would NOT be that which I think it to be right now.

Talk to the right person in the room

When you want the decision maker to be on your side, it is important to address the right person in the meeting. The one who actually affects the decision – instead of the nice dude, who already agrees with you.