Full speed ahead. Garrett Camp, co-founder of the Internet utility StumbleUpon, which helps discover websites that match your interests, tweeted his approach to new product development. He says not to get hung up on potential problems: “When in doubt, proceed.”
— Adapted from “Launch,” Inc.
Watch how you react. Know a renegade leader who likes big statements? Say this: “If someone makes an allegation against a colleague you respect and trust, your job as a leader is to be balanced. If you lash out against the accuser, you lose. You’ve already screwed up an investigation that hasn’t even begun.”
— Adapted from “The Jim Boeheim Rule: Leaders Should Never Attack an Alleged Victim’s Credibility,” Kris Dunn, The HR Capitalist.
Lose that loser mentality. If you ever experience self-doubt, shed it by finding out how others have accomplished what you want to do. Read or watch their profiles. If they can do it, so can you.
— Adapted from The Monroe Doctrine, Lorraine Monroe, Public Affairs.