Coping with blame | David Clutterbuck | LinkedIn

davidCoaching and mentoring conversations frequently run into the brick wall of blame, most often in one of two common forms: self-blame (assuming responsibility for one’s own or other people’s misfortunes) or other-blame (protecting one’s own self-image and reputation by blaming others).

Both forms block the client’s ability to be authentic and to make progress. The limited research on blame offers some insights into what happens.Politicians, it seems “are motivated primarily by the desire to avoid blame for unpopular actions rather than by seeking to claim credit … (åben link, læs videre)


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