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Category: showing initiative

How the “road fairy” took ownership of the problem

Every so often I run across a nugget of news that makes me shake my head, partly in amazement and partly in frustration. Take the case of Veronika Bobrus, a 26-year old Russian florist who, exasperated by number of potholes

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The business case for not solving the problem

Inadvertently, many managers discourage independent thinking and initiative. Good leadership requires that you push back: that you withhold your response and curb your action.

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