Professional Development - Set the Bar High
Originally appearing at ForITPros.com.
Henry Ford is reported to have once said, “Whether you think you can or think you can’t - you’re right.”
That’s great insight. Too often people place self-imposed and artificial limitations on themselves. They tell themselves that they cannot accomplish something because they aren’t smart enough or don’t have enough creativity. They close their minds to the idea they can, in fact, succeed. Success, after all, is scary to many people.
As a leader, one of your jobs is to inspire your team. Help them to recognize and realize their potential. Don’t let them settle for something less than what they were created to be.
If you believe in your team and regularly communicate that belief in words and actions, you’ll be amazed at how much each person can accomplish.
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Kevin (@kekline) serves as Principal Program Manager at SentryOne. He is a founder and former president of PASS and the author of popular IT books like SQL in a Nutshell. Kevin is a renowned database expert, software industry veteran, Microsoft SQL Server MVP, and long-time blogger at blogs.sentryone.com/author/kevinkline. As a noted leader in the SQL Server community, Kevin blogs about Microsoft Data Platform features and best practices, SQL Server trends, and professional development for data professionals.