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060 Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

Are you always hearing excuses from others about why they didn’t get something done? Or, are you coming to terms with making excuses yourself for commitments you are making and breaking? In this cast, we discuss the particulars of excuses (and making justifications, and perhaps appropriates “reasons”) for not getting a task or project completed.

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In this Cast | Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

Ray Sidney-Smith

Augusto Pinaud

Francis Wade

Show Notes | Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

Resources we mention, including links to them, will be provided here. Please listen to the episode for context.

The Difference Between a Reason and an Excuse (Because the world does not need another thumb sucker)

QBQ! The Question Behind the Question: Practicing Personal Accountability at Work and in Life by John G. Miller

How to Get Control of Your Time and Your Life by Alan Lakein

Responsibility” – Werner Erhard

Dunning-Kruger Effect

First, Break All the Rules: What the World’s Greatest Managers Do Differently by Gallup and Marcus Buckingham

Raw Text Transcript | Excuses, Excuses, Excuses

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