Great, practical thoughts from the Leadership Freak on learning and leaving a legacy…
You can’t be great if you don’t grow.
Growth requires learning.
We learn and grow in relationship.
Helping others learn moves them toward their greatness.
Learning is pivotal to greatness.
Chip and Marshall explain pitfalls for mentors:
- “I can help.” Eager mentors are interventionists. But growth is a function of struggle. “Here’s a test; if you ask the protégé, ‘May I help?’ and she says no, how do you feel?”
- “I know best.” Proud mentors use protégés to feed their egos. “If your protégé comes to you and says that he found someone else who might be more helpful as a mentor, how do you feel?” (Mild and momentary disappointment is normal.)
- “You need me.” All mentor-protégé relationships begin with need. Growth is…
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