Even as kids we knew that information was power. We told secrets. I’ll tell him, but not her—that makes me powerful. As effective adults, we still want and, in fact, need to be in the information loop. Why? Because accurate, timely information enables us to:
- Feel like valued members of our teams.
- Be excited about our roles and motivated to do great work.
- Make choices about our careers.
- Initiate actions that keep our own work on the cutting edge. ...