Against. Against. Against. It seems that’s the political model of late. What one party is for, the other is against. Even before an idea makes it to twitter or the blogosphere, opposing party pundits and candidates are railing against whatever approach is being considered.
However, before smugness gets the better of us, I’d suggest we take a closer look. The against-it-resist-it road is alive and well in most workplaces, too. Of course the labels are different. It’s not those Democrats or Republicans; it’s those employees or that management; the boss or the staff; the finance department or human resources; or the front line versus support areas.
Being against something is so much easier. We don’t have to (continue reading →)