This is a short follow up or continuation from yesterday's post.
Learning takes time.
Great learning takes a lot of time.
The best leaders are those who learn over a lifetime.
Okay - I'll come clean. I do love to learn. On my Strengths-Finder test, my top five include input, intellection, learner and ideation. (For the entire list, click here.) As you can tell all three are going to incline me toward Life Long Learning. Fortunately, I am also strategic, which means I want to do something with my learning.
Thinking takes time... good thinking, sound thinking, strategic thinking, wise thinking - Takes a LOT OF TIME.
Creative, Innovative, Entreprenurial Thinking - Takes EVEN MORE TIME.
Not every leader is in the role of being a Thought Leader - but some of you are. For some of you - it is your BUSINESS TO THINK.
Peter Drukcer and Peter Senge tell us that leadres need to be learners so their organizations can be learning organizations. It just TAKES TIME.
Here are some practical suggestions.