Dave Pollard synthesized a list of nine reasons we don’t do what we should from Bret Webb’s What’s Happening When It’s the Manager Who’s Not Performing? and 16 Reasons Managers Can’t Get Employees to Perform. He started to aware why we don’t do what we should by having worked with Getting Things Done method for six months. The 9 reasons include:

  • Fear
  • Lack of Self-Confidence
  • Lack of Knowledge
  • Trying to Do Too Much Alone
  • Trying to Do Too Much
  • Loss of Self
  • Lack of Energy
  • Lack of Reward
  • It Can’t Be Done

The Nine Reasons We Don’t Do What We Should – [How to Save the World]

Reference:
What’s Happening When It’s the Manager Who’s Not Performing?
Fyi for Your Improvement Handbook: A Development and Coaching Guide
16 Reasons Managers Can’t Get Employees to Perform
Why Employees Don’t Do What They’re Supposed To Do and What To Do About It
Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity

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