How much time do you spend fighting?
You may be fighting for budget or fighting on behalf of your team.
Without being consciously aware, you incorporate the adversity of a fight to many tasks.
Think about how it actually feels to be in a fight.
Your mind becomes hyper-focused on self-preservation.
You see your opponent as an obstacle between you and safety.
As a leader, you are tasked with cultivating contribution and solution within your team.
Fighting is a specific approach to solving a problem.
It also happens to be an approach that most people learned to be ineffective by third grade.
Catch yourself adopting a fighting perspective in order to solve a problem.
Thoughtful leaders separate the need to fight from their ability to solve.
You gotta fight for your right to coffee,