COMMIT NO PETTINESS Are you committed to your art, business, staff, friends, family, health, growing, learning, changing, helping, forgiving, etc.? If so, what’s your definition of commitment? Here’s mine: “Commitment is finally getting to that place where pettiness is something up with which you will not put.”
J Michael Dolan

COMMIT NO PETTINESS

Are you committed to your art, business, staff, friends, family, health, growing, learning, changing, helping, forgiving, etc.? If so, what’s your definition of commitment?

Here’s mine:
 “Commitment is finally getting to that place where pettiness is something up with which you will not put.”


COMMENTS


Posted By

Thanks for sharing. Your post is a useful cornitbution.


Posted By

Committing demonstrates our love and respect with no boundaries .That is a big contract and needs to be reflected upon before committing. Words are not enough. Action-reaction-satisfaction !


Posted By Kris
commitment
Commitment is staying absolutely true to your integrity in the face of extreme circumstance. What that integrity is is up to you. Are you getting positive results? check it. seriously, how're you doing?


Posted By Katie Runnels
Pettiness
Wise words. Wise words.


Posted By Grant
Commitment
Yes.. When your so focused on a task you don't care because nothing is going to stop you or interupt your progress in that task... Mine: My Music!!! Singer- Songwriter- Actor- Model.., Keep Pushin.., Commitment!!!!


Posted By owl morrison

I like what you are saying, but I think it's an ideal in a world that is not ideal. Consider the difference between "up with which I will not put" and " will not let myself indulge in pettiness,or allow someone else's to bother me"


Posted By Rachel
Contribute...not speculate..
Thank you Michael! Living the high life..:-) Rachel


Posted By adam
Nice
One of the most profound quotes I've heard in quite some time, and useful. Thank you.


Posted By Robbin Michael Wagner
No Pettiness.....
The great Indie Guru of easy going philosophy was Meher Baba (1894Ė1969). He often used the expression "Don't worry, be happy" and he furthered that with the phrase....."commit no pettiness as it impeaches your progress.... :) Great words to live by..... ~RMW


Posted By Steve
Commitment
Yoda-like, very much, your definition was!! Good on ya!!


Posted By Lyndah
Comimit No Petiness
Do that which is in the best interest and for the highest good of all parties concerned all the time!


Posted By Doris Spears
Pettiness
Would someone please give me a definition of pettiness?


Posted By Rick
Commitment
Commitment is a promise that I keep. I am either committed or I am addicted to something else - watching TV, sleep, discouragement, etc. When I reneg on a commitment, I feel like shit. When I reneg on an addiction, I feel great. And if I don't make any commitments, I need to be committed.


Posted By Yochanan Sebastian Winston
Pettiness
Solid, Michael!


Posted By Sally Champlin
Pettiness Comment
Pettiness wastes time you can't get back to use differently. I'm creating & recording 2 albums w/my writing partner THIS SUMMER alone. If we wasted one moment pursuing anything but a close creative collaboration, we'd not have completed half these songs right now & our own deadlines would be missed repeatedly due to stupidly wasted time. My students work as deeply as I do because that's how we pros do it--it's also my efficient working rhythm that I teach my acting, voiceover & writing students, which is the most valuable lesson they may ever learn from me--work well with the skills you have as you go & do it at a relaxed, highly energized & always thoughtful rate. No room for pettiness when work is your BLISS!


Posted By Rami
promise
A promise is a promise, whether it's to your self or others. "Don't stop, never stop, keeping your word"


Posted By Georgia
YES!
Yes Iím Committed! Donít call me to listen to your drama, The details of last nightís TV show, or your Most embarrassing moment story for the 30th Time. Iím living a committed life over here and I donít have any time or space for pettiness!

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