You get an enquiry
But don’t respond.
You think you are a leader
But confuse it with management.
You do the easy thing
But know what the right thing is.
You get a hopeful CV
But “it’s not my problem”
You get a CV
But don’t bother to say no.
You believe in training
But don’t invest in your people.
You get an invitation
But don’t bother to RSVP.
You are asked for a proposal
But roll out a standard form.
You get a message someone called
But don’t think it’s worth your while to reply.
You are offered something with compliments
But don’t make the effort to go.
You are given some free wisdom
But you are too lazy to read it.
You listen to new trends and expertise
But think it doesn’t apply to you.
Your staff are causing trouble.
But you think firing them is the answer.
You know your staff don’t like you
But you continue to spy on them.
You learn something precious
But keep it to yourself.
You pretend to be humble
But your team know better.
You write in reply to something
But your letter reveals more than you thought.
You are cross with a supplier
But the email you write damages you instead.
You talk a lot
But can’t listen.
You talk about yourself
But have no interest in the audience.
You pretend you are driven by excellence
But really just love money.
You promise everything
But deliver very little.
You build your business for yourself
But forget who fuels it.
You think you are great
But fail to understand true humility.
You care about now
But forget about legacy.