Beyond Negligence: The Triviality of Excuses

Excuses, excuses: Why we need to stop the blame game and take responsibility.

Brandt Amelia
Practice in Public

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Hey there, Medium readers! It’s your old pal Brandt Amelia, back with another dose of unfiltered reality. Today, we’re diving headfirst into a topic that grinds my gears like no other — excuses. And let me tell you, it’s worse than negligence.

You know what they say: “Excuses are like rear ends; everyone’s got one, and they all stink.” Well, maybe that’s not exactly how the saying goes, but you get the idea. Excuses are a universal phenomenon, and they’re ruining lives left, right, and center.

Now, I’ve heard some real doozies in my time. Excuses so ridiculous, they’d make you question the very fabric of human intelligence. And it’s high time we expose them for what they are — trivial cop-outs that hinder personal growth and progress.

Picture this: You’re stuck in a monotonous 9-to-5 job that drains your soul faster than a leaky faucet. Your boss is a perpetual grump, your coworkers are experts in office politics, and you’re pretty sure your office chair has a vendetta against your lumbar spine. It’s a classic case of career despair.

So, what do you do? Well, if you’re like many folks out there, you start serving up excuses hotter than a…

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Brandt Amelia
Practice in Public

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