Lead or Get Out of the Way

Most leaders I know love to lead. But as we all know, love can be blinding. The instinct and passion to lead can obscure what is sometimes necessary: a need to get out of the way.

Have you ever observed a leader trying hard to make something happen? He has a vision, charts the course, articulates his goals, inspires his people, and provides the necessary tools and resources. Then he does everything in his power to bring that vision to life but for some reason, it doesn’t happen.

Sometimes, he just needs to get out of the way but he doesn’t know it. And even if others do, no one tells him. After all, unless you have the power to fire him, how do you tell a leader to get out of the way?

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