John Craig said, “No matter how much work you can do, no matter how engaging your personality may be, you will not advance far in business if you cannot work through others.”
I believe the number one challenge for entrepreneurs as well as leaders trying to grow their businesses to the next level is their ability to let go of being “the one” who makes things happen. Most of us have grown our careers by being good at getting things done. Leading, however, involves getting things done with and through others.
Getting things done and getting things done through others are two very different mindsets. (more…)