Are you playing to win or playing not to lose?
For a long time the economy creeped along with little or no growth. But in recent years the economy has taken off. We speak to many leaders and find many of them are still in a defensive posture, trying to protect themselves from loss. All leaders should have a healthy level of paranoia; that is good. However, playing defense will never help you grow your business. So, what are you doing — are you playing to win or playing not to lose? If you are playing not to lose, what is the cost of you playing the game?