At the time, it was evident that Issy was hungry, thirsty, and exhausted. After several bowls of water and a little food (thanks to our neighbor) our new friend collapsed into a deep sleep on our back-yard patio.
Meeting the immediate need
Returning a lost team member
What Shepherding principles were employed?
1) Entering the world of others (Engage on their terms)
2) Building a safe place
3) Leading respectfully
Questions to ponder:
- How can we do better in ensuring we have positioned our people for success by ensuring they are on the right team?
- Do we do enough to meet the current needs before asking our teams to perform?
- Are we willing to sacrifice to help others not on our team get where they belong
Shepherding: The art of becoming the leader others want to follow
The Shepherd’s Library
Leaders are readers. When it comes to developing the right mindset, moving from the finite to the infinite might be what you need. Here are two of my favorites that might help. I highly recommend either for your library.
Finite and infinite games