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Take Control, Part Four

If You Try to Control People or Things Outside Your Sphere of Operation, You Get Problems


“However, control in itself is not an entire answer to everything, for if it were one would have to be able to control everything, not only in his own job, but in an office or on earth, before he could be happy.”

“When an individual attempts to extend control far beyond his active interest in a job or in life he encounters difficulty.”

“Thus there is obviously another factor involved than control. This factor is willingness not to control and is fully as important as control itself.”
-- L. Ron Hubbard


For example, when the manager of Department A tries to control employees in Department B, problems come up. As long as he sticks to controlling his sphere of operation, which is Department A, all is well.

You may have felt overwhelmed in the past when you tried to control something that was not part of your sphere of operation. If it is not your responsibility, why bother?

For example, a business owner was overwhelmed and stressed out. His consultant, who knew this technology on control, had him list all the things he was concerned about.

● Business income was down
● The roof was leaking in the office building
● His son was having problems at college in another state
● His community club meetings were irregular
● His quarterly tax payments were late

The client was trying to fix all of these problems without success.


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