“I have never had a leader say to me: “What took me down was…my strengths. I have never had an organization say to me: “What took us down was our strengths.” You should NEVER JUST FOCUS ON YOUR STRENGTHS. In this video, Shawn Lovejoy talks about why it’s not enough to focus on our STRENGTHS, whether it’s in our personal leadership, or in our organization.
If you are a leader, you will have haters. It has happened to me, it has happened to every leader, and it will happen to you. Welcome to leadership! So...how do we respond? Today I offer Seven Ways To Respond To Our Haters:
I’ve heard it from my teenagers. I’ve heard it from team members. I’ve heard it from Politicians, CEO’s, Pastors, and other leaders. “Why won’t you (they) just trust me?” Does that bother anyone besides me? To encourage you, I for one will never “just trust” someone. Here's why: