By Peter Jeff
The Leadership Mints Guy
Here’s an idea to rekindle your passion for your profession’s tools. Reading time: 3:34
Yeeeowwww! He grimaced as the pain burned through his fingers, the stinging pain of a hardball slammed on a baseball field and caught. Bare-handed!
Then stoically, the infielder somehow finds the strength to grip the ball and throw to first base, transferring the same stinging pain to the first baseman who likewise absorbed the pain — bare-handed.
And in the process these hard-core, bare-handed baseball players of yesterday taught us a keen lesson in leadership: Passion trumps convenience and the bond of a team working together for a shared goal can endure and even thrive on pain and frustration.
They followed their passion for the game FIRST. Then the supporting equipment –from baseball gloves to catcher’s masks—would follow decades later.
FOLLOW YOUR PASSION
Leaders know that passion drives performance. No sense waiting around for another tool, another piece of equipment, a larger lab, a more advanced manufacturing facilities. Build it now.Play ball! Now!