This picture makes no sense. It’s not a football or basketball score. So what the heck is it? Doesn’t matter. What matters is that common sense is easy to see because it, well, it just makes sense. Period. We Boomers know this intuitively. We’ve lived it. But the bigger point is this, are we applying it today?
If you’re not the lead reindeer, the view never changes. Being emplyed is like that too. And it reminds me that as a leader, it’s incumbent on me to see the future and describe to others what it looks like.
Someone has to set the vision. If it ain’t the leader, what have you got? Seriously. If the leader doesn’t do it, you’re in serious trouble.
Imagine these guys without a lead reindeer:
PS. Okay, so they’re not exactly reindeer, but you get the point. Make your day great. You know where you’re headed, right?