Do you have a hedgehog?
A reader responded to last week’s M=V/E message with this:
“It's interesting, because you are writing about this from the perspective of helping the leaders support their person… but I am experiencing what you are writing from the perspective of the person needing the inversion of their fraction...almost like I am needing to lead myself. Which makes me think...”
They also note that leading yourself is its own topic and that many leaders may lack people to develop them.
Admittedly, I have not thought of it this way before.
The hedgehog concept jumps to mind. This is another concept borrowed from Jim Collins’ Good to Great and adapted for personal use. The hedgehog helps us focus on the aspects of our work that we are in the best position to capitalize on. It works like this:
Once you are done, you evaluate your leadership:
We’ll look at the “lead yourself” issue from another perspective tomorrow.
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