What do I need to stop doing?
Most of us spend our entire career asking this question, the wrong question, ‘What do I need to do more of?”
At most companies, few people have the courage and commitment to tell the truth, because the truth hurts. So leaders play it safe and never fully develop their people because it is so much easier to avoid confrontation.
What we need to stop doing overshadows all the good we do. But we will never know if we don’t ask the question often enough to get to the truth.
In America, this is known as “The Elephant in the room.”