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Productivity: 3 Ways to Bug the Competition

By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy

Here’s an idea to help you look for hidden resources well within your reach.

            “Honey I Shrunk the Kids!” Remember that movie?  I sure do.  Funny but insightful too.  The insect world is amazingly resourceful.

Bugs take on a Larger than Life image in the movie "Honey I Shrunk the Kids."

      These little buggers  can flourish in harsh conditions: in pure salt or oil; at 30 below zero or at 120 degrees, in a deep cave or in a crevice of a mountain 20,000 feet high.

     After seeing these bugs larger than life on the movie screen, I wanted to learn more about their viability.  I wanted to see if there were any lessons on longevity in general and leadership in particular that I could learn from bugs. Turns out I learned at least three lessons on leadership from these bugs . These three lessons  reminded me how easy it is to overlook “hidden” resources that might be quite literally at our feet. Perhaps these three leadership lessons will  help you “bug” the competition and take a bite out of their bottom line. Continue reading