Do You Know The People You Lead?

This piece exemplifies one face of leadership that is easily overlooked. Let me know if you agree.

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One of the more critical responsibilities of leadership is making sure you have the right people in the right positions. Leaders who don?t understand this fail, and they take their people right into the pit of failure with them.

You can have one of the most talented people in the world on your team but if you don?t put them in a position to succeed then their chance at success goes way way down.

Albert Einstein said that ?Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by it?s ability to climb a tree, it will spend it?s whole life believing that it is stupid.? So it is with people too!

You may not see all of your people as geniuses but each of them indeed has their own set of strengths and as a leader it is incumbent upon you to make certain that those strengths are put…

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