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Leaders Open Doors by Bill Treasurer

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Chapter 2

Opportunity Focus

Opportunity is more powerful even than conquerors and prophets.

Benjamin Disraeli

 

Do you aim to be a problem-focused leader or an opportunity-focused leader?

Many work environments place a premium on leaders with critical-thinking and problem-solving skills. However, that premium often places too much emphasis on being critical and dealing with problems. In such workplaces, leaders can become downers, always harping on what’s wrong and what needs to be fixed. Such leaders often resort to stoking people’s fears to motivate them to get things done. This fear-stoking is exemplified by one of the most overused phrases ...

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