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Can Do

Can Do

Most people who respond to your ideas with, “You can’t do that,” are really saying, “I can’t do that.”

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Alan Weiss is a consultant, speaker, and author of over 60 books. His consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients from over 500 leading organizations around the world.

Comments: 2

  • Duke Merhavy

    August 7, 2019

    Yes, exactly.

    Two other variations I’ve seen are (1) “It can’t be done” and (2) “That’s never going to happen”. These types of responses often come from people with little or no creativity and imagination, and/or those low-level drive/energy.

  • Chris Law

    August 7, 2019

    I might have to print and frame this one.

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