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Perspectives in Sailing Your LeaderSHIP

            By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy
Here’s an idea to help you let go to get a stronger grip. Reading time: 2:03

         The leader’s dilemma. Take a look at this sailboat and think of your own leadership challenges. Like this sail, your problems comes in different shapes–be they circle, square or triangle.

       GRIPSHIPThe dilemma of course is your resources come only in one size or shape –be they circle, square or triangle. Sure you can patch a circle hole in your sail with your circle resources.

     But what do you do when you have a triangle hole to patch and the only resource you have is a circle patch?

       You improvise. You use what you have just to solve the issue at hand. But of course that means you will be wasting circle resources on the triangle. Your fix will be costly.

         What do you do when your problems come in shapes different from the shapes of your resources? Get creative. Continue reading