No one is born a perfect leader and fully capable of handling every situation in the best way possible. The best leaders accept that they are—and will always be—works in progress that continually need to learn and adapt, and then continue learning and adapting.
Does that sound like you?
During the Civil War, soldiers spoke of “seeing the elephant” as shorthand for describing their war experiences. During my career, I’ve not only seen the elephant (several times), but I’ve worked to help others see their elephants, too.
My vision of leadership is helping business owners and executives bypass roadblocks to achieve their goals.
I connect people, processes and ideas in new and inventive ways that stimulates your thinking so that you and those around you become better.
For organizations to grow and thrive, leaders must put “command and control” approaches aside and focus on building a collaborative environment.
I’ve learned that every day provides us with new opportunities to succeed, learn and grow.
I’ve learned to trust my instincts and I’ve learned that while process may save you, asking the right questions at the right time can expand and unfold a person’s horizon in ways they never dreamed possible.
Your life experience has also shaped and informed your personal leadership style. Don’t neglect that. When we use our personal experiences to help us make informed business decisions, our choices expand because our perspective has expanded.