Today, I told one client to stop playing games and simply do the work. He’s way too focused on what the Board thinks. Today, I told another client to start playing the game. He works in a politically charged system and needs to act like it.
Everyday, in this work, I tell people what to do even though I tell them not to do what I do. Everyday, leaders embrace paradox, ambiguity, and appear to be the world’s biggest hypocrite. There are no easy answers to complex problems. And, we often mistake complicated with complex.
Do. The. Work.
Play. The. Game.
The BTL leader learns when to do which. The BTL leader makes things as simple as possible but never more so. Are you? Good…