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Dare to Serve by Cheryl Bachelder

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EIGHT

AVOID THE SPOTLIGHT

THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGS IN LIFE that I know to be useful and true, but I still don’t do them.

I know that keeping your life organized and orderly makes you more effective. But I don’t care enough to act on it. I’m just not that bothered by messy desks and messy closets.

I know that budgets are useful planning tools, but I don’t care enough to make a budget. For me, it’s enough to know that there is still money in my bank account.

Similarly, you are reading about an approach to leadership that drives superior results, but you may not act on this information.

It all comes down to what you believe enough to act on. A belief is something so important to you that when it is violated, you are bothered to a point of distress. ...

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