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Eliminate to Concentrate

 

The secret to concentration is elimination. You can't move forward on the monkey bars without letting go of one hand.

It’s in the letting go of something we aren’t uniquely gifted to do that we create opportunity. Opportunity for others to grow in their strength area. Opportunity to focus. Opportunity to step into efficiency. This is the only way we can get to effectiveness.

In the letting go we are more prepared to receive. To receive an opportunity from a teammate.

In his book ”Good to Great” Jim Collins describes this process as first getting the right people on the bus then getting the team members in the right seat on the bus. All teams have hidden talents just like they all have obvious things members are gifted to do.

Do you know your favorite pitchers batting average?  Of course not. They aren't there to hit. They're there to strike people out. To unleash the talents of your whole team, let go & let others go!

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