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How do I overcome my excuses?
Take Charge Of Your Life: 6 Ways To Stop Making Excuses Forever
- 1) Stop harping on past failures.
- 2) Take responsibility for your mistakes.
- 3) Learn to pick yourself up after falling down.
- 4) Focus on your strengths and build on them.
- 5) Identify your weaknesses and work on them.
- 6) Stop comparing yourself to others.
What does it mean when someone makes excuses?
An excuse is an explanation for something that went wrong. When we give an excuse, we’re trying to get someone to cut us some slack. If your dog is sick, he has an excuse for barfing in the house. But be careful — making excuses can get awfully close to whining.
Why are excuses bad?
Even though excuses are alluring and can give you an easy out from an uncomfortable situation, they can cause more harm in the long run, such as lower productivity, increased anxiety, and procrastination.
What do you call a person who is full of excuses?
The closest word I know of is “malingerer”. It really means a person who often fakes illness or inability.
What are the two things you know about excuses?
In order for you to breakthrough and overcome them, you need to understand the anatomy of excuses just like how a general studies his enemy.
- Excuses start off as good intentions to keep you safe.
- The more you make excuses, the easier it is to make even more excuses.
- The cure for excuses is execution.
Whats the difference between an excuse and a reason?
Reason implies that fault is sincerely recognized and accepted…. that you step up and take accountability for your actions. An excuse exists to justify, blame or defend a fault…with the intent to absolve oneself of accountability.
What to say when you don’t wanna hang out?
If you don’t want to hang out with someone, just tell them this. “Hey I just don’t really want to hang out with you. It’s nothing against you personally, I just don’t feel a connection here. I’m telling you because I respect you as a person and I would like to move on.”
What’s the best way to get around an excuse?
There is usually a way to get around these types of excuses if there is something on the horizon that would be really beneficial to you if you were to complete it. If this is your excuse, go back and think about your priorities and consider whether or not the excuse is, in fact, valid.
What happens when you make excuses for not doing something?
This is complacency. If you make excuses to not move up in life, you will stay in a mediocre position that keeps you content at best. Excuses will make you regret “the road not taken” If you make an excuse to not do something, there is a big chance that you will end up regretting doing so.
Is it better to get rid of excuses in the workplace?
You get the point. But here is the real kicker: if the excuses are part of your overall culture, then it really doesn’t matter if you get rid of all those unproductive workers – you are still going to be plagued with excuses, excuses, excuses. There is a better way.
Do you make excuses or can you make money?
You can make excuses or you can make money. But you cannot do both. The more you invest in making excuses, the more excuses you will make to blame yourself, others and the situation about why things are that way. You’ll also accumulate a lot of hot air.