With the holidays in full swing, opportunities abound to recognize and celebrate your wins from the year. But before you throw the most epic of holiday parties, basking in the recognition of a job well done, consider this…
Throughout life, patterns emerge in our belief systems. Where you were raised, the way your family interacted, the education you’ve received, and your life activities all leave deep imprints and affect the way we see the world.
Look, I understand we are all trying to do the right thing and be good employees, but don’t take taskers from pronouns. “They” said it had to be done, is just not good enough if you want a winning team.
Last night, while stopped at a red light on our town’s main street, my 39 and 1/2 weeks pregnant wife and I were rear ended by a drunk driver. Fortunately everyone is OK, except headaches and stiff necks (thanks Mercedes). What’s that got to do with leadership?
There is a danger in relying on leaders to know everything, that model often creates leaders that delay or bottleneck progress because they are consciously or unconsciously trying to maintain the value of their position. Being the “decision maker.”