The Courage to Ask

Goldsmith, Marshall
October 2005
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Oct2005, Vol. 22 Issue 10, p5
The article suggests the need for leaders to ask key co-workers for their ideas on what needs to be done. Leaders who have the courage to ask co-workers for suggestions, listen to them, learn from them and consistently follow-up are seen as more effective. It gives an example that illustrates the fear to ask. Professor Vijay Govindarajan, director of the Achtmeyer Center for Global Leadership at Tuck Business School, Dartmouth College, explained the law of Karma.


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