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Are you a hammer? Or a screw driver?

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.

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  1. Identify default responses.
  2. Imagine new responses. Ask yourself, “How does Mary handle this type of situation?”
  3. Test new language.
  4. Invite feedback.
  5. Continue practicing your screw driver skills.

Leaders become ineffective – one string banjos – unless they imagine themselves in new ways.

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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.

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