“You’ve got to know when to hold them…and know when to fold them.”
Kenny Rogers – The Gambler
How many times in life were you told to never give up? Vince Lombardi, legendary coach of the Green Bay Packers from 1959-1967, famously said, “Winners never quit and quitters never win!” This is a concept that’s been drilled into our psyches for our entire lives. Contrary to this view, I believe it is acceptable for a leader to quit.
Part of the common body of knowledge for leadership training is to never give up. A leader is trained to constantly urge his team onwards towards victory. … Read the rest