As leaders, there are some things that we just forget to say or that we somehow don’t think we need to or should say. That’s a mistake. In her article on the Inc. site Maria Tabaka lists four statements that she has found to be powerful and necessary.
1. I’m sorry
2. I was wrong
3. I need help
4. I don’t know
These seem pretty simple and obvious right? Yet, somehow they are difficult for us to use sometimes, especially when we are the leader.
If you are not using these simple words on a regular basis, maybe it’s time to find out why and then to start using them. They are powerful.