Why the right mix of Stability and Challenge is essential to brilliant work.
Having worked with and interviewed hundreds of professionals, I’ve come to believe that each person has a “sweet spot”. It’s comprised of the situations and activities where they are maximally effective, and where they create the most unique value for their effort. It’s not necessarily a specific job or task, but rather a mode they go into that separates them from the pack. It’s a unique kind of value that they become known for, and that others seek out.
AC Podcast #132 features an interview with Seth Godin on his new book “Tribes: We Need You To Lead Us.” In the interview Seth explains why everyone is now a leader and challenges us to stop defending the status-quo and to start doing something remarkable.