There’s an old saying, “if you look around the room and can’t find the dumbest person, then it must be you.” But is being the smartest person in the room the best thing for us as leaders?
Most of us start by telling our co-workers about our experience. We might even write about our experience on Facebook or Twitter. Perhaps we would go directly to TripAdvisor and leave a scathing review.
A former CEO of mine told me a story of how one of his key people came to him years ago and said, “I need you to know that I love this company. I love what we stand for, and I believe in what we’re doing, but I have to leave.”