I ran across this great post recently from coach Scott Eblin: Five questions for leaders who would rather be effective than right. He makes a great point about the tension we sometimes feel when we’re trying to advance an agenda.
We most often want to get credit for an idea or make our point, but in reality, that’s not usually what’s needed to be effective. What’s actually effective is listening.
Check out his post for some great insights: Five questions for leaders who would rather be effective than right.