Being a leader is perhaps the hardest challenge any of us will ever face. No matter how long we work at it, practicing the right behaviors is a never-ending task. Knowing – and avoiding – the wrong ones is too. Thus, we offer the following six common leadership pitfalls:
When we take on too much good work our time and attention gets distracted from our great work. This busyness trap distracts us from taking responsibility to choose work that matters. Great work is work that has meaning. It’s work that has impact. It’s work that stretches you. It’s work that makes a difference.