That means you spend a lot of time training. That means you spend a lot of time putting seeds out in the field to grow later. That means you do things for people that don’t get you a dollar today but hopefully will build you a firm tomorrow.
Like many young entrepreneurs, when I first took over the company, I tended to use the “command-and-control” style of leadership. You can get results that way, but doesn’t do much for your own personal growth or those around you.
Keep your eye on everything, make sure that you’ve got every “I” dotted and every “T” crossed. We forget that that will totally limit growth of a company and the growth of the people, because one person can only do so much.
We sit back and decide what strategic thing it is we are going to do, and then we go out and we try to talk the staff into supporting this decision that we just made because it’s so wonderful. Shultz says you should turn that around. In order to make decisions, you should get everybody…