Is there something that is dragging you down, hindering you and your company’s growth? In this episode, Ken Courtright asks why you are tolerating it. It’s about time you stop asking why bad things happen and start asking yourself why you are allowing them to happen.
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This is the show that throws out little growth nuggets here and there. Hopefully, these can help. This one is episode 141 and it’s called Tolerance. I’m just got done with a little bit of a leadership course and I’m going to read a few statements that came through the course and I’d like us to ponder them. I’ll drop some other nuggets at the bottom here. “You don’t get what you deserve and desire. You get what you tolerate and accept.” Stop asking why they keep doing it and start asking why you keep allowing it.You don't get what you deserve and desire, you get what you tolerate and what you accept. Click To Tweet
This show is around what are you allowing to happen? What are you tolerating? At the core, you get what you tolerate? What are you getting? Are you getting good results? You’re then tolerating good results. Are you getting bad results? You’re then tolerating bad results. I’m going to throw out some of the common things that people tolerate and you tell me if I’m speaking to you. Bad behavior, do you get bad behavior in your company? You’re then tolerating it. Bad results, are you getting bad results? Do you get bad results often? Obviously, you’re tolerating it.
Do you get a lot of bad effort? You’re tolerating that. Do you see people around you and beneath you making bad decisions? You must obviously be tolerating that. I am guilty of many of these. How about within yourself? Bad follow-through, do you tolerate that? How about bad leadership? Do you tolerate that? What about bad results in yourself? Do you tolerate that? How about bad effort? Do you tolerate that? Here’s the question and this is according to Greg S. Reid, is it time to maybe simply draw a line in the sand and stop tolerating what you know is dragging you down?
This show is not speaking to everybody. There are many of you out there in a tremendous growth phase, but we all know we’re either in a storm, coming out of a storm or about to go into a storm. If everything is hunky-dory for you, this show isn’t for you. For those of you that it’s not a massive growth phase. How about this? You don’t get what you deserve and desire. You get what you tolerate and accept. Another way to say it is, you get what you expect and you deserve what you tolerate. Finally, stop asking why they keep doing it and start asking why you keep allowing it. Take care.