Don’t wreck it

20130514-065922.jpgAs leaders, we often want to “fix” a problem when we see one right in front of us.

Instead of fixing, can we turn it into a teaching moment? Handling a situation gently is much better than stepping in and wrecking the whole thing.

If you constantly tell your team members the answer to the question instead of teaching them how to discover a solution are you really leading?

Give a man a fish . . . “

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6 Responses to Don’t wreck it

  1. ronnie howe says:

    good one, db!

  2. Patty Hebert says:

    It’s the same with raising children. If we constantly do for them they never learn how to do for themselves.

  3. jeff noel says:

    And the same for the person in our mirror. Rock on everyone. Keep moving forward.

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