You’re busy. I get it. You probably have more on your plate than you know what to do with and feel that you don’t have much time to read today’s post. That’s OK, I’ll be quick.
In this article my goal is to help you break away from your immediate situation and look at the bigger picture of YOU. Today is not about your team or target market/audience. It is not about your business or boss.
If you have been in a leadership role for any amount of time you should realize by now that there is no efficient way in which you can create significant change alone. You may have some fantastic ideas and even build momentum in executing the initial steps of your plans, but you need other like-minded people to come together in order to see great things through to completion. This group of individuals is central to your success in making lasting positive change in our culture. Great leaders understand that they CAN’T do it alone.
Put everything but these words out of your mind for just a moment. Get rid of any thoughts of work, projects at home, hopes, dreams, and side-hustles. Resist the urge to skim these lines. Focus for just a few moments. I would like for you to stop and ask yourself a question.
Are you ready?
Okay, here it is.
Last week I learned the meaning of Benjamin Franklin’s quote “One today is worth two tomorrows.”. Well, I suppose it was more like getting hit by a freight train than a simple lesson learned. Here’s what happened: