Less is More and how that applies to leadership
‘Less is More.’ It’s an old adage, but can it apply to leadership? Here’s a few of our ideas:
- Less worry about what other people think of us. More confidence in ourselves.
- Less worry about whether you’ll achieve your goal, your objective, your target. More forward motion towards achieving it.
- Less attention to negative thinking. More space in your mind for positivity, clarity and wisdom.
- Less self-judgement, self-criticism, less beating yourself up. More learning, more self-development, more improvement.
- Less need to provide all the answers. More listening to others to gain a broader perspective.
- Less avoidance of talking to someone about an issue. More hasty resolution to that issue.
- Less jumping on the first idea. More expansive ideas and new ways forward.
- Less trying hard to resolve problems, more space for fresh thinking to emerge.
- Less talking. More listening. More chance of understanding other’s perspectives.
- Less need to be right. More chance of finding better solutions.
- Less being driven by ego. More wisdom based decisions.
- Less distraction by the minutiae. More focus on the bigger picture.
- Less prevarication. More action.
What other ‘Less is More’ ideas can you come up with that apply to leadership?