Whose fault is it? — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
The next time you assign blame for a missed career opportunity, whether it’s a lost promotion or a low merit-pay increase, beware of shifting responsibility away from yourself. Sure, there may be forces beyond your control that led to your disappointment. While it’s fine to acknowledge such factors, don’t shift the blame. Take charge and devise a strategy for producing a better outcome next time.