Friday, September 6, 2013

Buck the Status Quo

Are you a rebel? Do you need to be a rebel to make a difference?

To make a difference sometimes you need to …

Buck the Status Quo


Why play small when you Can Play HUGE

To answer the Question … I think the answer is a definitive yes.

You need to have a least some semblance of a rebellious streak in you in order to Play Big, Tilt the Tables and Make a Difference.

You'll never get ahead by waiting for someone
to tell you what to do.

imageI’m not suggesting your rebellious streak has to lead to risky behaviors – whether they be of the legal kind or of the life & limb kind, but it might help. In life the bold are rewarded. Just as in your personal life, your career will be defined by the chances you take.

Some will end horribly. But, as long as you get to live to fight another day it may not all be for naught.

Which reminds me of an old saying …

What’s the difference between a Rut and a Grave?

         How Deep it is and How Long you Stay There.

A Few Rebels that Made a Difference:

Gandhi, MLK, Richard Branson, Rosa Parks, George Washington

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Rebels Know:
“If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always got.”

So, if you are feeling it and ready to make a difference …

Buck the Status Quo

If you need help you might want to take a look at my three part series on Accountability, Customer Centricity and Transparency.

clip_image001Jeff Shuey is a veteran in the Enterprise Content Management industry. Over the past 20 years he has worked with customers and partners to design, develop and deploy solutions around the world. Jeff is currently the Director of Strategic Alliances at Winshuttle. He has worked for Microsoft, FileNet, K2, Captaris, Open Text, Kofax and Kodak. He speaks and blogs about ECM and the Intersection between Social, Mobile and Cloud Computing.

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