Prevention is Better than Cure
A really big shift every Leader needs to make is moving from reactive to proactive.
So instead of being in the business of solving problems, you’re moving into the business of preventing problems.
Where we really start making an impact is by focusing on the Important Work rather than the Urgent Work. The proactive steps, the planning and the preventative measures to mitigate risk.
Stephen Covey who wrote the famous book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People shared a really important concept, Urgent vs Important Matrix.
If you take a look at the box below you’ll see at times we spend too much time in Quadrant 1. The urgent stuff, the stuff that is highly demanding and causes us stress, and quite frankly is not sustainable over the long run.
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