Ah, the ostrich. As if by hiding its head, the rest of its body would no longer be exposed to danger. As if the danger that existed when looking, would somehow cease to exist when hiding. Such is the response of many leaders to our current economic crisis.
Instead of calmly taking a step back, getting some perspective and investing in some expert assistance, these leaders function out of their fear and panic. They are afraid to spend any money, ask for help, or experiment with new ways of doing things.
In this week’s show, Claudia and I discuss the upside-down and backwards thinking that takes place when leaders function out of fear and panic.