Have you ever tried to herd cats? If you have, you know it’s not an easy task. Cats have a mind and will do what they please, no matter how much you try to control them. The same goes for people. No matter how much you set out to manage them, they’ll always have their own personalities, motivations, and work styles. That’s why leadership is often compared to herding cats.
As a leader, it’s your job to bring all these different personalities together and get them working towards a common goal. But just like with cats, you can’t control every move your team members make. You have to trust them to make decisions and take ownership of their work.
So, how do you become … [ Read the rest » ] “The Courage to Lead: Overcoming Challenges and Inspiring Others”