Leadership Nugget - Pressure - Joe Maddon
“Dont let the pressure exceed the pleasure.” - Joe Maddon
In honor of the 2016 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs, I thought it was a perfect time to bring out this nugget.
The Cubs had pressure, your job has pressure, anything can cause pressure if you let it.
What Joe, Manager of the Chicago Cubs, preached to his team was to make sure you find more joy in what you are doing than the stress it causes.
This may be easier than for a baseball team than for you or “Steve” in accounting. The goal is to develop a system and get it out of your head.
Check out these resources to define a system to manage your life:
Anything to get yourself a system to catch all of the outstanding projects, improvement ideas, to-dos, get the priority items done, and have a life.
No matter how you do it, heed Maddon’s nugget here... have some fun while you are doing whatever it is you do!