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BALANCING ACT: Preserving Your Relationships

Posted by The Leadership Mints Guy on June 1, 2012

By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy

Here’s an idea to factor more balance in your daily decision making. Reading time: 3:07.

          You’re pulled and tugged in every direction by customers, suppliers, government regulators, stockholders et al.  Conflicting priorities are part and parcel of your day as a leader.  In fact, 64% of 1,800 executives in a Booz & Company survey cited “too many conflicting priorities” as their biggest frustration factor.

          What should a leader do? Go for a bike ride! (Read on. Hop on. )

All of the Spokes on a bicycle wheel are adjusted to keep the rim in balance.

           And add balance to your leadership life.

           Now think of your company or organization as if it were a wheel on a bicycle. And think of each of the 28 spokes around the rim of your wheel as if they each represented a different constituent, a different stakeholder, a different public. Each depending on the organization. Each making demands the organization. Each making demands on you. Read the rest of this entry »

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