Some reflections and lessons from this blog so far. Including nine ‘management maxims’ and some daily prompts.
Playing to your strengths
Play to your strengths is often sensible advice, but there is no rule in leadership that won’t lead you astray if you follow it blindly…
Have you ever watched a heist movie where the result depends on perfect success in every one of a large number of improbable steps? Do you ever think, if that guard had walked by ten seconds later, everything would have collapsed? In the real world, the guard always walks by ten seconds later than expected.
There are few words so hollowed out by overuse as strategy. It has become a mere claim for attention, which sadly obscures our understanding of it…