Are You a Complainer or a Contributor?

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Are you a complainer or a contributor?


The complainer likes to point out everything that is wrong.

The contributor likes to change what is wrong.


The complainer likes to talk.

The contributor likes to take action.


Complainers take from others.

Contributors give to others.


A complainer offers feedback.

A contributor offers feed forward.


A complainer says, “I could do better”.

A contributor does better.


A complainer expects to be served.

A contributor serves.


Which are you, a complainer or a contributor?


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Ben Lichtenwalner

Ben Lichtenwalner is the founder and principal of Modern Servant Leader and Radiant Forest, LLC. He has studied and promoted servant leadership awareness and adoption for over 20 years. He is the author of 2 leadership books and has 2 decades of corporate management and leadership experience. His corporate experience spans CIO, VP, Director, and many management roles at Fortune 500, INC 500, and Nonprofits. Ben’s education includes a B.S. in Management Science & Information Systems from Penn State University and an MBA from Lehigh University. Ben's Full Profile Here: About Ben Lichtenwalner

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