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Belief #5When to Commit

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“But the pay system isn’t aligned.”

“Our policies don’t support this…”

“Our leaders aren’t role models; when they are, I’ll change.”

“I’ll commit when I’m sure this is going to happen.”

THESE ARE ALL COMMENTS that come from an old belief system. Commitment to any change is most valuable and important when the outcome is NOT certain; when barriers and forces seem insurmountable. Commitment is the energy that makes dreams and visions come to life. It sustains action during the difficult and dark times. When you or anyone says, “I’ll wait to commit,” you take a stand for the status quo and cheapen the value of your commitment. “I’ll wait to commit,” says that you commit to things because others do—that you will ...

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