As a manager and a leader, you want people to get stuff done. But you want more than that. You want them to learn so that they become more competent, more self-sufficient and more successful. Conveniently, they want that as well.
Learning who we are, and what we want, and what we’re capable of — it’s a lifelong process. Let’s face it: Many of us became adults — with homes and jobs and spouses — long before we really understood ourselves.
Your life is not a hobby. You must have a purpose for your growth and learning. We work on our hobbies when we have time. To have a successful life, you need to commit to continual learning and personal growth.
They do not believe that a person can achieve anything he sets his mind to. They do not try to help a person overcome his weaknesses. Great managers put you in a position where your weaknesses are strengths.