Lately I met a friend who made an interesting comment “You cant push the blame when there is no blame to push” I was asking him what happen and he said

They were working on an old server that ran out of disk space.. strangely, when the customer resolve the issue.. they just wanted to say that the problem was clause by unused files on the server.. and suddenly his colleague jumped up claiming.. the files are not his and it belong to a my friend..

So we both think, perhaps in our current world, we are so afraid to be blamed for anything.. that sometimes we seek to push the blamed whenever we can. This is particularly true in a corporate culture where the person who made the error is force to commit seppuku. Under the false reason of accountablity.

Sometimes I wonder, is it really that bad to make a mistakes? Doesn’t mistake allow people to learn and grow? Why then is it that everyone is so afraid of making mistakes? And finally, why do we keep singling out people to take the blame instead of spending time thinking about what lessons we can gather from it?

Theres a Chinese sayings 多做多错, 少做少错, 不做就不错. (duō zuò​ duō​ cuò​,shǎo​ zuò​ shǎo​ cuò​, bù zuò jiù bù ​cuò​ ). Meaning, the more you do something, the more mistakes you makes, the lesser the work, the lesser the mistakes, therefore, no work means no mistakes.

Sometimes corporates likes to fire people who makes mistakes.. and they prefer to keep staff that are flawless and makes no mistakes.. Perhaps they may be keeping the wrong man and firing the people that are working.

OK.. lets enjoy this song. I dedicate this to my friends colleague

Title: Sorry, Blame It On Me
Songwriters: Sparks, Clinton; Thiam, Aliaune;
Artist: Akon

As life goes on I’m starting to learn more and more about responsibility
And I realize everything I do is affecting the people around me
So I want to take this time out to apologize for things that I’ve done
And things that haven’t occurred yet
And things that they don’t want to take responsibility for

I’m sorry for the times that I left you home
I was on the road and you were alone
I’m sorry for the times that I had to go
I’m sorry for the fact that I did not know

That you were sitting home just wishing we
Could go back to when it was just you and me
I’m sorry for the times I would neglect
I’m sorry for the times I disrespect

I’m sorry for the wrong things that I’ve done
I’m sorry I’m not always there for my sons
I’m sorry for the fact that I am not aware
That you can’t sleep at night when I am not there

Because I’m in the streets like every day
I’m sorry for the things that I did not say
Like how you are the best thing in my world
And how I am so proud to call you my girl

I understand that there are some problems
And I am not too blind to know
All the pain you kept inside you
Even though you might not show

If I can’t apologize for being wrong
Then it’s just a shame on me
I’ll be the reason for your pain
And you can put the blame on me

You can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me

Said you can put the blame on me
Said you can put the blame on me
Said you can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me

I’m sorry for the things that he put you through
And all the times you didn’t know what to do
I’m sorry that you had to go and sell those bags
Just trying to stay busy till you heard from dad

When you would rather be home with all your kids
As one big family with love and bliss
And even though pops treated us like kings
He got a second wife and you didn’t agree

He got up and left you there all alone
I’m sorry that you had to do it on your own
I’m sorry that I went and added to your grief
I’m sorry that your son was once a thief

I’m sorry that I grew up way too fast
I wish I would’ve listened and not be so bad
I’m sorry that your life turned out this way
I’m sorry that the Feds came and took me away

I understand that there are some problems
And I am not too blind to know
All the pain you kept inside you
Even though you might not show

If I can’t apologize for being wrong
Then it’s just a shame on me
I’ll be the reason for your pain
And you can put the blame on me

You can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me

Said you can put the blame on me
Said you can put the blame on me
Said you can put the blame on me
You can put the blame on me

I’m sorry that it took so long to see
They were dead wrong trying to put it on me
I’m sorry that it took so long to speak
But I was on tour with Gwen Stefani

I’m sorry for the hand that she was dealt
For the embarrassment that she felt
Just a little young girl trying to have fun
Her daddy shouldn’t never let her out that young

I’m sorry for Club Zen getting shut down
I hope they manage better next time around
How was I to know she was underage?
In a 21 and older club they say

Why doesn’t anybody wanna take blame?
Verizon backed out disgracing my name
I’m just a singer trying to entertain
Because I love my fans I’ll take that blame

Even though the blame’s on you
Even though the blame’s on you
Even though the blame’s on you
I’ll take that blame from you

And you can put that blame on me
And you can put that blame on me
You can put that blame on me
And you can put that blame on me

And you can put that blame on me
And you can put that blame on me

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