Leadership Minute: Answer the Right Door


If you keep answering the door and your dreams never leap, you’re answering the door for the wrong people. – Joel Osteen

As a leader you will find that many people will knock at your door. But the key for you is to be discerning about whom to open it for. When gossips knock at your door; don’t open it. If complainers or whiners come knocking; don’t answer. The dreams you have and the work that is before you is too important. Don’t let negative people derail you or your dreams with their toxic ways. Embrace the people who will encourage you and lift you up. Be sure to open the right door.


About dougdickerson

I am Certified Leadership Trainer, author, columnist, and speaker. Husband to Alicia, father to Katelyn and Kara, and "Pop" to terrific grandson Tyson. I am an avid photographer, love the outdoors, and like to travel. I'm passionate about sharing my leadership insights and helping people reach their full potential.
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