In Leadership, Good Enough Is Pretty Bad

Written by Brent Filson

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Summary: Having a "good enough" attitude is a serious stumbling block for leaders. Such an attitude allows them to avoidrepparttar 119438 hard work of finding better ways to accomplish things. Leaders will be more accomplished, and will accomplish more, when they eschew "good enough" and adopt an attitude of having a "powerful dissatisfaction" withrepparttar 119439 way things are.

In Leadership, Good Enough Is Pretty Bad by Brent Filson

The first time I meet a leader to decide if we should work together, I invariably ask one question. The answer to that question gives me an idea of whether we'll have a productive relationship. The answer also tells me howrepparttar 119440 career of that leader might turn out.

I ask, "Are you satisfied withrepparttar 119441 results you're getting now?"

It's a simple enough question, yet it points to a world of difference between leaders. Because ifrepparttar 119442 answer is "yes" then our meeting will be brief. We'll quickly go our separate ways. My leadership methods can't help a satisfied leader, a leader who lives by "good enough." Those methods can only help if that leader has a powerful dissatisfaction withrepparttar 119443 results h/she is getting now.

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