Thursday, January 21, 2010
Our job as a leader is to help other people light their fires
What are you doing today to help your employees, colleagues, spouse, and/or children find and light their own fires?
What I did:
1) asked my husband what he liked best about his work; really listened to his answer.
2) asked my coworker who was complaining that work had become boring: if she had a magic wand that she could wave and instantly something would change at work, what would she change? Really listened to her answer.
These types of questions help people explore what they are doing and can do to attain their best life.
What about you? Anyone helped you light your own fire lately? If so, how?
This video from Ted.com is a bit long (20 minutes) but gives some great insight into leadership: