— A Shot is a poignant leadership tip from “a rifle.” Yes, leadership coach, Tom Newhouse, uses a rifle from his farming heritage to “tell it like it is.” —
AND SHEEP PATH, HORSE PATH…I could go on. What’s with all the paths? The natural way. The easiest way. The shortest way. Wait. What’s in common? Answer: The way. I like knowing I’m on the way, and I will get there without the difficulty of bush whacking and its potential pitfalls.
Yes, paths get you there. Someone or something has gone before; the route works. Hey, leaders, the proven trail has merit; it’s proven. Oh sure, creativity is good and unique approaches are often profitable. They can be added in. But to get through a challenge, to win at business, to beat the odds, identify a path and follow it.