How Leaders Can Avoid Commitment Issues
Rule no. 1: Know your limits
Many of the business leaders and executives I coach want to be more productive and have a greater effect on their business and their industry. But as their company grows, their workload grows and they often find themselves feeling overwhelmed and, at times, ineffective.
One of the lessons that leaders in high-growth companies must learn is that to be more productive they need to commit to fewer things. By committing only to a few things, you allow yourself to really focus and dig in. This allows you to understand problems better, develop more create solutions and guide implementation with more care.
Additionally, by staying out of other issues, other people feel compelled to commit more fully and with more focus than you could.
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