Is everything urgent?

Work Quality Versus Urgency

Dave Kinnear1-On Leadership, 3-LI

Some companies I work with seem to be in a perpetual state of urgency. Meaning, everything is urgent, by definition. Folks are always running around “putting out fires,” rushing to meet deadlines or fixing things that they did last month that “went South.” Many years ago, one of my more enlightened leaders, let’s call him Bob, asked me a question that …