ASQ - Team and Workplace Excellence Forum

Online Edition - June 2002


Issue Highlight — When the Business of Business is School
In April 2002, the Pennsylvania Governor’s Commission on Education decided to privatize a group of public schools in the city of Philadelphia. This is simply a recent example of the movement to transfer the work of the public sector into the world of profit. This memo from a 12-year-old student might be a sign of things to come.

Got an Attitude?
Fifteen Reasons to Have One Taken Straight From the Keyboard of Life

(Hint: Look at the top row on your keyboard—not F-keys if you have them—grin.)

  • Att`tude is your inner thinking. It works for you while you are sleeping.
  • Att~tude is your perspective. It is how you view the world.
  • Att!tude is your personal cheerleader. It provides the wind beneath your wings.
  • Att@tude is where you are It connects you to the world.
  • Att#tude is your substance. It anchors your life.
  • Att$tude is your value center. It sets your self-worth.
  • Att%tude is your controller. It determines your capacity and your potential.
  • Att^tude is the shelter for your soul. It protects your sense of dignity and self-esteem.
  • Att&tude is your safety chain. It pulls and protects you.
  • Att*tude is your star. It guides you.
  • Att(tude is your openness with others. It sets your comfort zone.
  • Att)tude is your boundary. It protects your personal space.
  • Att_tude is your floor. It establishes where you stand.
  • Att-tude is your space. It makes you special.
  • Att=tude is your sense of equality. It is the balance for your life.

If you don’t have an attitude, get one. You can use it.

Mitch Manning © Copyright 2002

June 2002 News for a Change Homepage

 In This Issue...
High Impact Consulting— Getting Real Results

The Courage to Face Your Fears

The Secret to Profitable Customer Relations

The Art of Communication

Got an Attitude?

Peter Block Column


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