It’s a huge temptation to manage up. That will only get you so far. You must focus on leading the team below you. You will be rewarded with their respect and trust.
Make your purpose clear and concise. Most importantly make it tangible to employees.
“Say your prayers in a garden early, ignoring steadfastly the dew, the birds and the flowers, and you will come away overwhelmed by its freshness and joy; go there in order to be overwhelmed and, after a certain age, nine times out of ten nothing will happen to you.”
This hits on something deeper about home. We travel and see the beauty around us. At home, however, we experience the beauty and it leaves a deeper impact.
Continue to learn new things, but be sure to know when you’re starting something new to avoid commitment.
A friend of mine said discussing our dreams is the most intimate conversations we can have. I agree. Discuss your dreams with those you love and trust.
There’s a secret amongst the very wealthy. It’s that wealth didn’t lead them to satisfaction and purpose. Striving for wealth is like chasing the wind. Catching it isn’t the end and you’ll feel the breeze again.
You know the feeling when you’re working and get in a groove. With our phones and constant email, this feeling can be easily interrupted. Schedule groove time with no distractions.