I am going to let you in on a little secret. Come in closer…okay ready? It’s that…
No-one knows what they are doing!
Yup. You read that right. No one knows what they are doing. Okay…we know what we are doing to some degree but a lot of life’s experiences come from quick decisions based on information that is flying at us. We do the best we can with the information we have to assess.
This is important because this applies to even the most heralded leaders.
The American late-night TV host, Conan O’Brien said in an interview that this is something he makes sure he impresses upon his interns. He tells them to look around. To notice that producers are making changes and add and changing skits all the way up to showtime.