Smart leaders believe only half of what they hear. Discerning leaders know which half to believe. — John Maxwell

The first rule of holes — when you are in one, stop digging. Profound truth!

Discernment is an indispensable quality for any leader who wants to maximize effectiveness.

Discernment Helps Us:

Discover the Root Issues:

— clear-headed logic and powerful intuition is needed to get to a cause for sustainable change.

Enhance Problem Solving

— when we can get to the root problem, we can solve it.

Evaluate Options for Maximum Impact

— never ignore a gut feeling, yet never believe it’s enough

Multiply Opportunities

— the willingness to use experiences and follow instincts.

Improving Discernment:

— Analyze past successes

— Learn how others think

— Listen to our gut

You Got This!

Content Reference:

John Maxwell, “The 21 Indispensable Qualities of a Leader”

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