How many times do you start to reach out to a colleague only to pause because you know how busy they are? Maybe that’s your buddy who offers you good advice on HR issues, or the friend who walks with you after work. What happens when we pause that connection because of an assumption about ourselves? Yes, that assumption about the busyness of someone else is actually our decision that we are less valuable than whatever they are doing. So the next time you pause when you pick up the phone to call that buddy, reflect on how important you are in the world, and dial that phone!
About Judy Hissong
Judy Hissong is the President of Nesso Strategies. A former law firm Chief Operating Officer, she helps firms become more profitable by developing leaders. Her mission is “world domination for Good.” By creating actionable, lightbulb moments that leaders want to share and spread, she intends to improve the world one person at a time.