Monthly Archive:: January 2010

Masterful inactivity – the undertaught skill

Leading in uncertain times (when were they not?) needs confidence. But surely not the blind activist confidence of a red-in-tooth-and-claw A-type leader? ‘Don’t just sit there, DO something!’  Sometimes useful, but often the opposite is truer: ‘Don’t just do something, SIT there’.  It’s how we sit that matters, of course. Consciously, aware, patiently, selectively.  Irvin