Apr 16, 2018
Is there danger in being certain? In other words can you possibly be too certain? Absolutely.
Not knowing - not having the answer or the solution feels vulnerable to most leaders, especially young less experienced leaders. Experienced leaders still suffer from this malady AND it can often have more serious implications than when young leaders fall prey.
If you were recently promoted or you are about to promote a new manager or leader, a coach can help the leader make the transition more smoothly and effectively.
Accepting that you don't know something or could learn something actually makes you more effective in manager or leadership.
This week's Quick Tip: being too certain is a sign you have put blinders on and your sight lines are seriously compromised as a result
Next week's SQT (Spring Quick Tip); the Hint: where are you in the race to compete in the marketplace and where do you want to position yourself?
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