What causes leaders to be careless? Do we start out that way, or do we form this characteristic gradually? And if it’s gradual, what happens in a leader’s career that creates the carelessness? And what do I mean by carelessness anyway?
Careless leading means being sloppy, reckless or negligent. Now I don’t believe that any leader would be careless on purpose. For some of us, it may be a blind spot that we don’t see. For others, it may be that we aren’t connecting certain actions to a careless result.
Here are a few pitfalls that can lead to careless leading. (more…)