Leaders must choose where to focus their attention. José Ortega y Gasset, a Spanish philosopher and essayist, said, “Tell me to what you pay attention and I will tell you who you are.” What leaders focus on expands in opening up or shutting down possibilities.
If leaders focus on weaknesses, the weaknesses expand. When leaders focus on ideas and behaviors they value, they grow.
What do you want to expand in opening up possibilities? Here are two examples. [Read more…]