Leadership Crash Course

http://telegra.ph/Zarema-Nashemuk-strana-Rossiya-gorod-Kaliningrad-04-16 http://rushoperone.ru/urzhum-kupit-kokain.html On May 25 of 2015, I totaled my motorcycle. The impact drove me and my beautiful, shiny cruiser off the road and into mud so thick I could hardly move. It took four strong men and a length of rope to free the heap of twisted metal.

A muddy landing — and protective gear — helped me survive much better than my motorcycle, though. I walked away with a broken wrist, contusions in both shoulders and some lasting damage to the ring finger of my right hand.

When I finally got home, I explained to my doting wife what had happened. We promptly headed to the emergency room. I wish I could tell you that a joyful evening of fun and frolicking ensued. Perhaps it’s enough to say that drugs were involved. Unfortunately they were injected into the only part of my body that hadn’t been in pain until then: my tushie.

Along with my pride, I had broken one of the cardinal dictums of motorcycling: “Your bike will always go where you look.” Don’t ask me how it works, but it does.

If you look at that rabbit carcass on the road, you will hit it. If you stare at that good-sized pothole, it will magically appear directly ahead of your front tire. If you look at the gravel along the side of a tight bend, you would be me.

I should have been looking where I wanted the bike to go. Instead, I stared myself directly into an accident. Had I remembered the rule and looked further ahead on the highway, my bike and I would likely have made the corner.

And I’d have written an entirely different article for you today.

At the office, I often find myself being distracted by other sorts of carcasses and potholes. They demand my attention and I succumb to giving them more attention than they deserve.

For some leaders, these distractions may manifest themselves in the form of employees who enjoy not getting along. Perhaps there’s a logistical problem that defies any proposed solution. It might even be the lure of Facebook or the meaningless banter with someone that whiles away precious time.

If this is you, wear a helmet, my friend, because you are going down.

You are the leader. Your job is to set the course. enter site It is imperative that you — yes you — fix your eyes upon the place you want to be, not where you are.

Yes, it’s true, you do need to be aware of any hazards near at hand. But if you don’t keep your eyes further down the road, you will end up as damaged goods. It will take a great deal of effort to get you moving once again.

Hey, I’ve been there and I have the scars to prove it.

Businesses go where the leader is looking. Get out of the mire of day-to-day distractions. Lead with a more distant vision. In no time you will be where you are looking. And those carcasses … they’ll be left far behind.


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2 Responses to Leadership Crash Course

  1. Tony Jones says:

    Very glad to hear no serious consequences to your accident. It has had a positive outcome, another simple concise great philosophy!



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