Thursday, March 11, 2010

Just be a Dad

I come away from each monthly meeting of Vistage Group 1107 with a jewel.  This one was from Paul Heagen who shared with us a quote from his daughter - "Just be a Dad".

I am part of the male species that during an obligatory short period of listening - jumps into problem solving and recommending solutions.  Add to that, the Dad scenario of attempting to solve problems without even being asked - we have this great vision of being the expert coach on the playing field of children.  Or maybe the boss giving advice to a subordinate.

So the lesson today is - stop engineering and "Just be a Dad"

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