Leading Under Fire

If you’re not periodically under fire by your management and peers then your career’s probably not going anywhere.

Friday, March 26, 2010

It’s sort of like “no pain no gain.” If you push the envelope and take risks, then you’re going to get mercilessly grilled from time to time.

Bnet's Steve Tobak gives us 5 tips for "Leading Under Fire"

1. Don’t get emotionally attached to your ideas.
2. Learn to embrace alternative views.
3. Master the art of zinger retorts.
4. Know your stakeholders.
5. Never, ever lose control of the meeting.

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