The smartest people we know count on others


June 26, 2012
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Where’s the shame in asking for assistance? Knowing what you can and cannot do should be a badge of honor — recognizing your strengths allows you to focus on them. And yet, so many of us effortlessly get stuck acting like a Lone Leader, thinking it will be easier or better if we do it all ourselves. Meanwhile, a reality check would show us that we’re not getting where we need or want to be. 

The good news for us Lone Leaders is that getting unstuck is as simple as asking the right people to lend you a hand. 

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