By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy
Here’s an idea to repurpose your resources for greater productivity. Reading time: 1:41.
I tripped while out for my daily run on a country road a few years ago and found myself with a rare view of leadership in action– a view that gave me a better understanding of how leaders turn burdens into bridges.
Come and take a peek with me.
I’m face down on the pavement, virtually eye to eye with an ant– a strong and determined ant — hauling a load four times longer than itself. Then the burden became insurmountable.
The ant stood staring at a huge crack in the road, a chasm too wide and too deep to walk across –a chasm that seemed to doom this expedition of carrying the equivalent of a 24-foot long telephone pole to you and me.
But the ant solved the problem, creatively, productively, counter-intuitively. The ant, struggling to get a grip, let go. Continue reading “Letting Go: Turning your Burdens into Bridges”