linked in
Sep 08, 2015 | Post by: regangossett No Comments

If I Agreed With You

http://www.zazzle.com.au/

http://www.zazzle.com.au/

Reading time – 19 seconds  .  .  .

Frequent business travel offers many opportunities to learn.

For example, I saw a guy wearing this T-shirt at O’Hare Airport last week. It pretty well defines the attitude held by lots of people toward others with views that differ from their own. It betrays an absence of open-mindedness, the lack of an eagerness to learn, and suggests a complete lack of tolerance to change and even to creativity.

For leaders, that doesn’t work well unless the goals are dispirited followers and sub-optimal results.

So, do a gut check. How open are you to the thoughts and ideas of others when those thoughts and ideas don’t comport perfectly with your own? Keep in mind that if all progress is dependent on your thinking alone, you’ll be severely limited in what you can accomplish.

As my pal Ozzie Gontang is fond of saying, “None of us is as smart as all of us.” To that I’ll add, “Be open to it.”


Invite Jack to Speak!

Whether it's a keynote presentation for your annual meeting or the industry convention, or the workshop for your leadership team, Jack delivers actionable content that goes down easy and delivers great value. Check into the possitilities here.

book

Copyright 2020 by Jack Altschuler and Fully Alive Leadership. All rights reserved. Reproduction and sharing are encouraged, providing proper attribution is given.

What do you think?

Keep the conversation going by both adding your comments and by passing this along to three colleagues. That’s how we all improve.


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Sign Up for Blog Email Alerts



* indicates required

twitter facebook linked in

  • Categories:
  • RSS Feed

    Subscribe

    jacks schedule