Accentuate the Negative – Seriously
“If you always do what you have always done, you will always get what you have always gotten…”
This is an old quote I remember from my NLP training 20 years ago and it really rings true. If we keep doing things the same way, why would we possibly expect things to change.
Max Depree in his book, “Leadership is an Art” said it somewhat differently:
So, why not accentuate the workplace negatives to discover a few positives that generally already exist, some things we could choose to do differently.
It would look something like this:
That makes good sense, right?
For the FUN of It!
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.