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Leadership Quick Tip: How To Fight Alligators

Alligators are 8-9 inches long at birth.
Fully grown males average 15 feet, females 10.
And weigh up to 1000 pounds.
They can live 50-70 years.

Life cycle of a leader:
Stage 1: Everything is great.
Stage 2: Then you’re up to your ears in alligators.
Stage 3: You get rid of a few alligators.
Stage 4: And others take their place.
Stage 5: You realize stage 2 is permanent.

Life cycle of problems:
Stage 1: They are born small.
Stage 2: They get big and strong.
Stage 3: They intimidate.
Stage 4: They live a long time.

So what’s a leader to do?
Consider the facts.
Fact 1: You have plenty of problems.
Fact 2: The last thing you need is another one chomping on your behind.
Fact 3: Problems always seem to find you.

If the facts fit you,
Then you have a serious leadership problem.
Why? Problems should not be finding you.
You should be finding them.
This is no cutesy play on words.
Think about it.

Would you rather face a baby alligator,
Or one that is fully grown?


Enough said!

Go to today’s BLOG for more on fighting alligators.
All the best to your success,


Martha Forlines and Thad Green





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