By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy
Here’s an idea to help you see more than is evident. Reading time: 3:28.
“Grrrrrrrr!” The guttural sound exploded out of the karate expert’s throat like the blast of a bullet as he smashed a pile of cement blocks with his hand. The grunt– “Grrrrrr!”–sounded like the robed warrior was either trying to stimulate his courage or intimidate his competition.
After all, the body has more strength when the lungs are devoid of air. So his Grunt Work of another kind bolstered his mighty blow that shattered the stack of cement blocks in stunning fashion.
How counter intuitive! It seems to me that your body would be stronger with life-sustaining air in the lungs.
But then again, the most effective leaders I have known are counter-intuitive. In fact, their insight is more critical than their sight.
And with that insight, counter-intuitive leaders discern more meaning into the actions of others than simply what they see.
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