This month’s leadership quote:
“Compete with things to come – not with things that were.”
So easy to look in the rear view mirror and ask ourselves, what’s coming? And, what Carlos reminds us is that what we see in the rear view mirror are only the things that are present now. The things to come require “eyes down the road”, as they say in driver training. It is only when we are looking down the road that we can see what we will be faced with and, therefore, will be competing with.
If we wait until it is in front of us, it is, at a minimum, more costly and often too late to respond.