Reviewing Churchill has unearthed a major foundation stone of leadership. Leaders need a safe haven because, as Druker said, “Leadership is a foul weather job”. During difficult times, leaders need a passion, an interest, a hobby which is outside their working life. Churchill once said, “Everyday away from Chartwell is a wasted day”. He loved painting and landscaping which, no doubt, attributed to his ability to come back from three cataclysmic events.
Having a Safe Haven – A lesson from Churchill
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