Folks since last week there has been an unmistakable buzz in the air here in picturesque Bay St Louis as behind the scenes chatter indicates major problems in the financial management of the City will be thrust into the public’s consciousness sooner rather than later. I’m not in a position to verify anything except the chatter so I will offer no specifics but it unfortunately appears Slabbed’s coverage of the City’s financial troubles dating to January, 2014 will wear well with the passage of time.
So with that set up I took the liberty of digging up a few appropriate inspirational quotes because now that the problems are coming to light, I think it is incumbent on all of us to insure things never get so far out of hand again:
- “Have you ever felt trapped in circumstances, then discovered that the only trap was your own lack of vision, lack of courage, or failure to see that you had better options?” ~ Nick Vujicic
- “Failure isn’t fatal, but failure to change might be” ~ John Wooden
- “The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” ~ Henry Ford
Businesses Don’t Fail – Leaders Do ~ Mike Myatt, Forbes Magazine
Myatt Identifies 15 reasons businesses fail and some are very applicable across the organizational spectrum including local governments. Here are some snippets: Continue reading “The Systems Failure is complete…….”