The above was a sign on Harry Truman’s desk. Nice touch.
But it goes beyond being the President. We may not be responsible for a whole country. But we are always responsible for ourselves. Maybe we aren’t the root cause for why something has happened. But we always have responsibility for how we respond. Do we react proactively or do we bury our head in the sand? There are many choices available to us. The buck for what we do and how we respond always stops with us.