Workforce myth #4, hire people who have all the answers really resonated with me. I believe that a key inflection point in someone's journey to leadership is when there is a shift in thinking they need to have all the answers to them knowing what questions to ask. Some of the best leaders I've ever worked with know the exact right question to ask that causes people to stop dead in their tracks. Those "knockout questions", as I like to call them, serve as the gateway to breakthrough thinking and can really help bring out the best thinking in your organization.
Workforce myth #5, keep yourself organized at work with a to-do list, is a bit of a misleading statement. The point of the myth is not to chuck your to-do list, but to think about what not to do to ensure precious time isn't spent on things that no one will ever care about. I constantly ask myself this question when I start working on something, "If I don't do this who will care?" I'd keep a to-do list, but watch out for those low-value tasks that no one will care about.
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