I’ve seen it in almost every work-related team—both those in which I’ve been a member, and those I’ve coached or led.
It’s a blind spot that we all have. It’s a big lie we all tell ourselves.
It makes us feel good, secure, worthy. It’s psychologically soothing; it’s comfortable.
But it’s blocking our access to the truth. It’s hurting our ability to make optimal decisions. And it’s certainly keeping us from sensing and responding rapidly to change, which is the essence of being an agile leader.
This big lie that we all tell ourselves is as follows:Read More