Over time, it’s easy to adopt small “rules” about you approach your work, what is and isn’t possible, and how the culture of your team or organization should function. You may not even know that these rules exist, but they are certainly limiting the effectiveness of you and your team.
If you lead a team of people, you have the responsibility to keep your flame burning bright and hot. Yes, you can still do your job for a while without inspiration, but eventually your team will catch on to the fact that you’re not really smoking what you’re selling, and they’ll start to wonder whether their sacrifices are really worth it.
Meetings are necessary to a healthy team, but when you spend most of your day in meetings, it makes it challenging to accomplish any of the real work for which you’re accountable. Worse, when meetings are stacked one after the other, it sometimes means little time to think or be strategic about them.
I’ve spent the past three years working on a book to help leaders better understand what creative people need, and to help them do the best work of their lives. It’s finally here.
My new book Herding Tigers releases on January 16th, but I want to get it into your hands now. We’re sending a limited number of pre-release copies to readers, and here’s how you can get one.