Simple Wisdom Tip #114: Do What You Say You Will Do

People often ask how they can do well in their work and move ahead in their careers.  One idea is to develop a habit of doing assignments quickly and well.  In other words earn the reputation of, “Give it to Sally and she’ll get it done.”


Similarly, one of the best ways one can earn respect from colleagues and friends alike is to become excellent at DWYSYWD.  Coined by Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner, it stands for Do What You Say You Will Do.  Focus on this one thing and amazing things will happen.