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21 Stupendous John G. Miller Quotes

John G. Miller, the author of ‘QBQ!: The Question Behind the Question’ has spent the last three decades on strategies to achieve an exceptional organization. Here is a look at some of the best John G. Miller quotes to familiarize yourself with.

“Blame and victim thinking are so ingrained into the fabric of our society it’s hard to find a role model anywhere who simply practices personal accountability in all things.”

“Definition of responsibility: a commitment of the head, heart, and hands to fix the problem and never again affix blame.”

“Effective communication is not someone else’s job, nor does it begin with being understood. Rather, it’s about understanding the other person.”

“God, grant me the serenity to accept the people I cannot change, the courage to change the one I can, and the wisdom to know—it’s me!”

“Humility is the cornerstone of leadership.”

“I saw the angel in the marble and I chiseled until I set it free. ”

“If we have not changed, we have not learned.”

“Instead of focusing on the barriers, let’s work to become so good that we’ll succeed no matter how many bad calls the ref may throw at us.”

“It’s better to be one who is told to wait than one who waits to be told.”

“Learning is really about translating knowing what to do into doing what we know.”

“Let’s take care of the little things while they’re still little.”

“Modeling is the most powerful of all teachers!”

“No matter what we’re trying to accomplish, there’s always a barrier of some kind to overcome, and it’s often something over which we have no control.”

“Remember, the answers are in the questions.”

“Serving and helping are great things, but we can go too far. Managers should not adopt poor performers. Colleagues should not cover for each other’s mistakes. Parents should not enable their children.”

“Stress is a choice. Do you buy that? Some people have a hard time with the idea.”

“The truth is, different people have different reactions to the same situation. Stress is a choice. Stress is also the result of our choices.”

“There’s not a chance we’ll reach our full potential until we stop blaming each other and start practicing personal accountability.”

“We choose to react angrily. We choose to stuff our emotions and keep quiet. We choose to worry. Stress is a choice.”

“We need to bring personal responsibility back to the family!”

“We need to own problems – but we can’t own them all!”

John G. Miller, the author of ‘QBQ!’ appears as a keynote speaker as he discusses the topic of personal accountability.

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