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Leading So People Will Follow by Erika Andersen

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Be Tough in Support of the Larger Goal

Often “backing it up” requires doing and saying difficult things. This is closely related to doing things that are the personally uncomfortable part of courageous. David is also great at this. A couple of years ago, I recommended one of our consultants to support Management 360 in an organizational development project they were considering. David had had a few interactions with this person, and didn’t feel he was a fit for them. Although I’m sure it was not the most pleasant conversation for him, David shared his point of view and let me know they didn’t want to involve my colleague in the project. He could easily have gone along with my recommendation, even though he didn’t think it was best for him and ...

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