“The first responsibility of leadership is the creation of meaning.”—Warren Bennis.
Word of the week is STOP.
I know, I know! I’m usually telling you to GO. To set your intentions higher and embrace your power TO achieve them, and to go full bore to lead your dreams, not follow them.
But as essayist Ralph Waldo Emerson has said, “Foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.”
So today, I’m thinking about the value of taking a break and urging you to stop. If not this week, then sometime during the summer months, whether you have a staycation or go to an exotic location, or get no vacation at all in the traditional sense, please STOP for a while. And trust me, I am writing this as much for me as for you, because stopping is really hard for me.