Most companies do not have a people problem. Instead, obstacles and barriers stand in the way of creative individuals with original ideas. Leaders at all levels must find a way to clear the path so that these talented people can flourish.
Growth and development happen with discomfort, and discomfort is usually accompanied by failure. Leaders, trainers and educators must approach the process of development with failure.
Conventional wisdom may have been successful for decades, and both managers and employees are attached to it. But most of us are now experiencing pressure against long-standing business models and ways of working as a result of advances in technology.
There is an element that does drive leaders’ decision-making, qualities and actions, and it is one that relatively no one is talking about.
A FROG learner embodies these four characteristics: flexible, resourceful, optimized and having a growth mindset.
Strong testimonials are often essential today, because prospects are very skeptical and almost jaded before we approach them – largely because of ineffective salespeople who preceded us, who didn’t adequately deal with skepticism and risk aversion.