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151 Quick Ideas to Inspire Your Staff by Jerry R. Wilson

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Your Greatest Challenge: Egocentric
Perhaps our great single obstacle to success is getting out of the way and parking our egos at the curb. An ego is a necessary and valuable driving force for success, but it can also be very destructive when our egos get out of control and we think we are better than other people.
Here is a powerful quote from a bulletin board in a business employee break-room. Think about the message and how you can apply it with your people.
Assignment
On a 3 × 5 card, remind yourself of the importance of involving your employees. Write: “Tell me, and I will forget; show me, and I may remember; but involve me, and I will understand.” Review as needed.
“Tell me, and I will forget; show me, and I may remember; but ...

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