We’ve all been there. Your boss presents you with a new and challenging assignment. You’re excited for the opportunity to prove yourself, but also not quite sure where to begin. Some nagging doubts and fears begin to creep in. How do you handle it?
Early in my career, I would twist and toil over every detail and work myself non-stop until I, and only I, could claim victory. I now see that those types of “victories” are usually short-lived and my approach was inefficient. Instead of wasting hours running down rabbit holes to finally arrive at my solution, I discovered there was actually a simpler and more efficient way to achieve the same results…collaboration!