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“Being Responsible Sometimes Means Pissing People Off”

By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy

          Here’s an idea to help you better cope with your critics.

              Have you pissed off anyone today? You will — if you’re a leader. Take it from General Colin Powell, former chairman of the joint chiefs of staff and former Secretary of State: “Being responsible sometimes means pissing people off.”

       Go ahead. Piss someone off today in a salute to your  personal  leadership. Criticism is the sine qua non of leadership. Without it, you can’t have it.

     Without criticism, there can be no leadership. Continue reading