Working with your opposite can be frustrating. You say “yes”, they say “no.” You go “right”, they go “left.” However, great leaders and high-performance teams see differences as an asset, not a liability. The key to harnessing the power of differences is self-awareness and an objective view of strengths and struggles.
“None of us is as smart as all of us.”
Businesses that build collaborative teams harness the power of full engagement, accomplishing more than the sum of their individual efforts. However, in 2018, only 34% of the U. S. workers were actively engaged in their jobs. More than half were not engaged and 16% were actively disengaged.
“If you don’t know where you are headed, you won’t know how to prepare for the journey.” Chris Fuller
Many people and organizations stumble through life, moving from one activity to another without a sense of direction or purpose. The highest performing leaders are laser focused on critical tasks, are prepared for each challenge and don’t get side-tracked with distracting activities.