When someone acts like an assholeUploader: Arjun 29 days ago Subscribe 3659
Force yourself to say these words instead: The reason for this is quite simply self-preservation. Cutting out excuses is incredibly difficult, but incredibly necessary to achieve high levels of success. If you receive the promotion, it's because you are talented and hard-working. The tendency for people to make excuses for themselves and never cut anyone else any slack is real. Attribution error is social psychology's term for people's tendency to over-emphasize the contribution of someone's personal characteristics e. A great excuse is still an excuse. If you never recognize someone else's qualities that lead to his or her success, you have no incentive to try to emulate those qualities.