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Bootstrap Leadership by Steve Arneson

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27Scout the Enemy

Know Your Competitors

DO YOU EVER STOP to think about how far you’ve come? You’ve worked your whole life to get to this exact place, and you did it through hard work and perseverance. Take a moment to savor that, because no one will appreciate the journey more than you. It’s probably not the last stop, either; you have a lot to accomplish yet in your career. There’s that promotion up ahead that will help you break out of the pack, and you’re busy getting a “double major” in your functional area and as a leader. Put it all together, and you’re poised to make an even greater contribution to the organization. So, it’s all good, right?

Well, maybe—unless, of course, there’s something missing, something you’re not paying attention ...

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