Being a leader is more than just being a manager. I've been a leader of teams for more than a decade, but I'm far from being great. However, I truly believe in anyone and everyone, they just need a good leader and coach to help. This podcast is for me to discuss what I've been doing to become a bett… read more
Late last week I caught a link in one of my favorite newsletters ( 10 Things by Luke Leighfield ) to a poem titled "How to Be Perfect" by Ron Padgett. There was one particular line that really stuck with me, I'm still thinking about it today.
"Imagine what you would like to see happen, and then don't do anything to make it impossible."
This made me think of another line I'm fond of sharing, "Every time you say yes to something, you're saying no to something else."
What have I been saying yes to that is making it impossible to reach my goals? My things are urgent to others and I'm allowing those to use up my precious time to accomplish what is important to me?
In this Get Better Friday video I discuss that exact topic. To be honest, I don't have a great answer for myself, other than knowing I'm going to have to have hard conversations with people... Soon.
Would love to hear from you on this topic!
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