How patient are you as a leader? How much do you push, drive and run at challenges at 200 miles an hour?
After last week’s experiences and conversations around boundaries, this week patience in leadership has been on my mind. I’ve been wondering how as leaders, once we’ve made a change or had a growth spurt, we can get into severe impatience with ourselves or others.
Can this be as a direct result of the genuine excitement about our new found genius or discovery?
Can somehow the energetic inspiration turn into a demand on ourselves to get more results, faster – because after all our new found knowledge is so powerful isn’t it? A game changer even.
Then of course there’s the reality of how things really are, going exactly at whatever pace, regardless of how much we desire them to be different.
Maybe what’s required – essential even – is some letting go. Patience with life as it is and with ourselves just as we are…