Archive for February 3rd, 2008

A Victimhood Attitude

By Sondra Whitt Speaker, author and consultant Dr. Alan Weiss had an interesting piece in his newsletter Balancing Act that reminded me of a conversation I recently had with a client. “John” was insisting that his boss “held him back” and was the reason he was stuck where he was, doing what he was doing. Here’s what Weiss had to say about that kind of attitude … “Part of victimhood is believing (or merely claiming) that the job, the boss, the environment, the government, the regulations, and/or “they” are preventing you from doing well. The antithesis of victimhood is the… Read More

February 3rd, 2008 at 11:18am