Results Vs Reasons
The concept of Cause and Effect suggests that for any cause, there is a specific effect or result that occurs.
Those who choose to live at the Effect side of the equation are typified by telling you that life is happening to them. They complain a lot about how unfortunate they are or how people do things to them and it’s not their fault. It could be their
upbringing or the country where they were born or the fact that their boss
doesn’t pay them enough. They will tend to cast blame on others and one of their battle cries is, ‘Why me?’
On the other hand, those who live on the Cause side of the equation act as if they’re responsible for the outcomes in their lives. If something isn’t working, it is likely that they’ll do something to rectify it. They are the Lady Gagas, Paulo Coehlos, the Richard Bransons and the mother Theresas out there. Each and every one of these people chose to take a path which meant that they were responsible for their actions. They lived in Cause and as a result they achieve or have achieved great things.
Those who live at Cause get Results and those who live in Effect have Reasons. When people don’t succeed and give justifications to themselves why they didn’t make it, they must be aware that this is a form of self-deceit. To justify is to give reasons.
One of my NLP Trainer's Christopher Howard says 'everything is your responsibility but nothing is your fault'.
Where can YOU start taking responsibility today?
To your happiness,