Controller Saboteur - Why taking charge isn't always best
Why taking charge isn't always best?
How might your limiting beliefs be holding you back?
It’s a phrase we hear from time to time….’Control the controllable’. Yet how often do we feel a compulsion to be ‘in control’? I wonder how often we consciously, or unconsciously for that matter, actually engage in ‘controlling behaviours’ or even try to control the uncontrollable?
Do you ever feel the compulsion to take charge?
Do you find yourself actively ‘stepping in’ to lead, particularly in challenging situations?
Does your mind ever tell you ‘it won’t get done unless you do it’ (or ensure others do)?
Do you sometimes feel impatient that things are not progressing as well or as fast as you’d like (especially if you have some diminished influence on the situation)?
Well, if so, it turns out you are not alone. It seems that there are those in leadership who, despite having many admirable qualities and well-developed skills, feel an inner compulsion to step into a situation and take charge. Many might even claim that is part of what leadership is about - taking the lead!
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