Learning How to Realize Potential

The best leaders solicit the best possible performance from themselves and from their people amid the constant change and duress that define enterprise today. Although we are all born with a drive to realize our potential (as I will describe later in this chapter), the ability to realize that potential requires deeply personal experiences that enable it to emerge. Each time we feel its fruition, we become more aware of its power and the factors required to make it happen. Yet realizing our potential always involves the ongoing, disciplined pursuit of doing something that matters. Regardless of the stage of life ...

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