Much ado about nothing

I just checked out somebody’s Linked in Profile and much as I expected I found exaggerated claims of excellence . It is of course human nature to assume that we are the best and we know the most . But is it not important to take rain checks at times to ensure that your belief is not far removed from the reality . Obsessed as we may be with our infallibility and greatness everyone is prone to making mistakes .Greatness lies in standing up and owning your mistake and not in passing the buck & pushing the blame on someone else for your own inaction . In the corporate world integrity is a rare phenomenon and hence owning up your mistakes an even rarer one . The measure of excellence then becomes the speed and precision with which you push others into a mess of your own .By that standard ,yes the said person comes out with flying colors .But such is life …

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