In auto racing, there’s an expression that drivers win races in the turns. When drivers hit turns, the unexpected can occur, people make mistakes, and a racer can gain an advantage or fall behind.
Like race car drivers, you and your team can win in the turns. While many leaders seek stability and try to maintain the status quo, wise leaders recognize that curves are inevitable. Change is a constant. Use this tool to consider how you have handled past curves.
Patrick Leddin, PhD is a speaker, global leadership consultant, and The Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Five-Week Leadership Challenge. Patrick is an Associate Professor at Vanderbilt University with a thriving leadership blog and podcast, and 25-years of leadership experience. He offers an unparalleled mix of academic rigor and real-world experience.