This is a great read for everyone, period. No matter who we are, if you cannot identify with times you have fallen into this defunct, go nowhere crevice, you are most likely not being honest. Leadership and management. Communications
Excerpt: Are you stalled in a project at work, waiting on someone else to take initiative to get things moving? Are you in a broken professional relationship — with a manager, coworker, or employee — hoping the other person assumes blame and fixes the issue? Are you looking for an easy way to get focused or improve your productivity — a silver bullet from an unexpected source?
One of the most common momentum killers I’ve seen in my professional life is our propensity to wait for someone else to act, take initiative, assume blame, or take charge. But very often, no help comes.