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When Leading a Team, Think Beyond Yourself

Leverage the wisdom of multiple perspectives

You’ve worked hard to become an expert in your field. You’re highly regarded; a leader and someone to whom people look for answers. You team routinely looks to you and defers to you on how you think a problem should be tackled.

Good leaders usually know the answers, it’s true, but great leaders know who, how and when to ask to get the best solutions and the best team working on the problem.

By now. you’ve probably read that being someone who can see and incorporate multiple perspectives is a highly sought executive skill, but what does that entail? How do we go from a career of relying on problem-solving intuition and selling our own ideas to carefully considering every angle? How do we avoid the pitfalls?

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