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 This Weeks Thought - Everyone, Someone, Anyone and No-one


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When I wrote the thought about twelve questions to high performance, I thought it was particularly interesting that the word "Someone" was so prevalent. This reminded me of a little story about 4 people called Everyone, Someone, Anyone and No-one . There are loads of versions on the web but here's mine.


There were once four members of a project team:
Everyone, Someone, Anyone and No-one

Like all projects there are some important tasks to do,

Everyone was really busy and was sure that Someone had more time to do most of these tasks, but Someone thought Anyone could do them.

However Anyone couldn't do them, and so unless Anyone made Someone realise that Someone was the best person to do those jobs, Everyone ended up allocating the jobs to No-one.


Sadly No-one wasn't very good at getting these jobs done, so the result was a disaster, which impacted Everyone.


Everyone ended up angry with Someone, because Everyone knew that Someone could do the jobs better better than No-one.

Till next week, be the someone who takes action

David Gardner




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 Maverick Mindset - John Elliot
 Vocal Power - Roger Love
 Quantum Memory - Dominic O'Brien
 Getting Things Done - David Allen
A Short History of Nearly Everything- B Bryson


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  Richard Branson's Auto biography
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 The Machine That Changed the World
 Watching the English - Kate Fox
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