Don’t Just DO Something, Stand There!


I posted up a comment on a magazine article about a friend’s blog and it reminded me of a cartoon and a poem that I have not used in a while.

The issue was about taking time to gain a different perspective on things so that cartoon was:

Square Wheels One Don't Just DO Something sm

and the poem was

Square Wheels image Don't Just DO Something poem

Yeah, the focus is one of looking at what you already have working and looking for ideas you already have within the organization.

It reminds me of the T.S. Eliot quote on how things work, which I of course adapt to my thinking:

Square Wheels image and TS Eliot Shadow

Lastly, remember the most important thing when it comes to actually getting something implemented:

quote Nobody Rental Car

If people feel they have no ownership, why should they care?


Have FUN out there! And get things DONE!!

image of the Square Wheels Guy, Dr. Scott Simmerman

Dr. Scott Simmerman is a designer of team building games and organization improvement tools. Managing Partner of Performance Management Company since 1984, he is an experienced presenter and consultant.

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