People want to be great, and if they aren’t, their leaders are the obstacle. This may sound harsh, but it’s only because I know that people are the greatest resources of a company, and can achieve amazing results. The role of leaders is to reveal the true potential of their teams, and to bring out the best in each person in order to achieve company objectives. I have come across too many managers that have low expectations of their people and blame their failures on everyone and everything but themselves. The possibilities for astounding performances are endless. For example:
- Erik Weihenmayer, a blind man, climbed Mount Everest.
- Mackenzie Brown, a young girl, pitched a perfect game in boy’s baseball, striking out 18 players.
- Cliff Miedl survived 30,000 volts and became an Olympic athlete.
- Cliff Young, a 61-year-old farmer, won the world’s toughest ultra-marathon.
If only managers learned to tap this kind of potential in their employees.
At the presentations, meetings and seminars I conduct, the number one […]