I’ve quoted this for so many years, almost thought it was mine:
“Are you green and growing or ripe and rotting?”
Originally stated by Ray Kroc, founder of the McDonald’s empire, the quote is reiterated by Derek Sivers in his worth viewing YouTube Clip:
When driving change and new projects, many leaders think they must have all the answers. For some, it’s difficult to say 3 magic words:
I don’t know.
It didn’t work.
Let’s try again.
Another fantastic resource on the topic of driving lasting change and developing a growth mindset is the book, SWITCH by Chip and Dan Heath. Clear, well written, great insights – and with a sense of humor!
A Must for leaders driving change.
Authentic, Servant Leaders know the value of a growth mindset. Experimenting. Learning. Sharing.