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Joy and Responsibility at Work
  An Audio Post   Welcome! Rich Sheridan is CEO, chief storyteller, and co-founder of Menlo Innovations in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He's also the author of the book Joy, Inc.  (more…)

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Posted on 03/28/2017 03:20 pm | No Comments
 
Every Upset Is an Opportunity to Learn
  Excerpted from The Responsibility Process by Christopher Avery.   Upsets tick us off. It is hard to read “every upset is an opportunity to learn” and think oh joy. So ponder this a little more. Upsets trigger The Responsibility Process. If you have dedicated yourself to (more…)

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Posted on 01/28/2017 01:35 am | No Comments
 
The Responsibility Process Works Only When Self-Applied
Excerpted from The Responsibility Process by Christopher Avery.   It is a thousand times easier to see The Responsibility Process at work in others than in ourselves. Remember this. It is one of the most important principles for practicing responsibility. Most people, when introduced to The Responsibility Process, start applying it to others in their life and focusing on how...

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Posted on 12/17/2016 08:06 am | No Comments
 
Honing Your Intention—The Winning Key
  Excerpted from The Responsibility Process by Christopher Avery.   Intention is defined as “the thing that you plan to do or achieve: an aim or purpose.” For example, “I intend to meet with my team today.” It is a determination to feel, behave, or experience something in a certain way. I’ve heard Intention described as a stretching or bending...

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Posted on 12/10/2016 01:12 am | 2 Comments
 
Key 1: The Intention to Operate From Responsibility
Excerpted from The Responsibility Process by Christopher Avery.   The first key to Responsibility is Intention. Specifically, it is your Intention to operate from the mental state of Responsibility when things go wrong. Operating from any other mental state means coping with the problem rather than owning and solving it. Only in Responsibility can you release yourself from that frustration...

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Posted on 12/03/2016 10:20 am | No Comments
 
How Do Problems Trigger The Responsibility Process?
Excerpted from The Responsibility Process by Christopher Avery.   You are dressed in your finest business suit for your big presentation to the board. And then it happens, you bump somebody in the hall on the way to the meeting and, as you are taking a sip of your latte, the paper cup slams into your face, its plastic lid...

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Posted on 11/26/2016 01:00 am | No Comments
 
Control the Sail, Not the Wind
Excerpted from The Responsibility Process by Christopher Avery.   One of my colleagues uses a sign-off at the end of his emails—”Control the sail, not the wind”—which is a great summary for the concept of personal responsibility. Those six words raise the challenge that we don’t always (more…)

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Posted on 11/19/2016 01:12 am | 1 Comment
 
The First Principle of Success
Excerpted from The Responsibility Process by Christopher Avery. For millennia advisors have told us that taking 100 percent personal responsibility is the first principle of success. These advisors include philosophers such as Socrates; success experts like Napoleon Hill, Jack Canfield, and Tony Robbins; spiritual leaders Norman Vincent Peale and Robert Schuller; and management experts like Steven Covey and Marshall Goldsmith....

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Posted on 11/12/2016 01:15 am | 1 Comment
 
“The Responsibility Process” ebook is now available
A few days ago I announced the print publication of The Responsibility Process. Today, the ebook is available on Kindle and iBook/iTunes. This book is for anyone interested in leading themselves and others to greater degrees of freedom, choice, and power. Read a free preview.     Christopher Avery authored Teamwork Is An Individual Skill for everyone who wants to be...

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Posted on 09/27/2016 11:42 am | No Comments
 
At last “The Responsibility Process” is published
For ten years people have asked when I would write the book on The Responsibility Process. It is done. The Responsibility Process was published last Friday (Amazon). Read advance praise from early reviewers. Here's an excerpt from the (more…)

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Posted on 09/24/2016 01:34 am | 4 Comments
 
 
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