Dumb and Dumber

Dan Rockwell, aka “The Leadership Freak” had me at “Dumb and Dumber”! I love the premise of this post, and how it relates to always trying to find answers. Enjoy and have a fantastic day!

 

Leadership Freak

Dumb-and-Dumber

The same people sitting around the same table produce the same results. It’s dumb to think otherwise.

It’s even dumber to expect the people who caused the problem to solve it.

The future is the past without intervention.

Working harder, if you’re already working hard, won’t change much.

Efficiency is never the path to exponential change.

Hope for dumb and dumber:

  1. Identify an opportunity. Drucker said, “Results are obtained by exploiting opportunities, not by solving problems.” Leaders who only point out problems lose.
  2. Entrenchment produces resistance. Expect entrenched people to resist change. Rotate jobs and modify job descriptions.
  3. Don’t rely on working harder. Hard work got you here. Sincerity and good intentions won’t work either.
  4. Embrace the pain. Your leadership contributed to the results you currently enjoy. Disappointing results point to unsatisfactory leadership. The more control you have the more responsible you are.
  5. Determine what to stop. Stopping is…

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About Tim Mushey

Dynamic and energized sales rep, mentor and leader since 1999. This blog will be about sales, social networking, personal branding, leadership, music and having some laughs! Don’t be surprised if I mix it up on occasion, and talk about something totally different! I thrive on being part of successful, forward thinking teams. I am ready to go from the moment my feet hit the floor each morning, with the expectation that new adventures will be coming my way. It is rare that there isn't a smile on my face, as I take it all in, and have some fun along the way!

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