Do you always tackle and try to solve problems the same way?
Most people do.
Leadership Freak offers some great advice that will help you next time you’re stuck:
Become a screw driver:
Hammers see every problem as a nail. Expand your potential by becoming a screw driver.Hammers see every problem as a nail. Expand your potential by becoming a screw driver.Click To Tweet
- Identify default responses.
- Imagine new responses. Ask yourself, “How does Mary handle this type of situation?”
- Test new language.
- Invite feedback.
- Continue practicing your screw driver skills.
Leaders become ineffective – one string banjos – unless they imagine themselves in new ways.Leaders become ineffective – one string banjos – unless they imagine themselves in new ways.Click To Tweet
Imagine you’re a screw driver. You can’t do what you can’t imagine. When default responses aren’t getting you where you want to go, imagine yourself with new ones.