Winning too much is one of the most common issues we see in successful people, from the executive suite to the top salespeople. The suggestion that this might be a detriment is usually followed by an incredulous look from the recipient. After all, shouldn’t everyone want to win all the time? Actually, this one behavioral problem belies many others. Common indicators that this issue exists are as follows:
We are not suggesting that one should eradicate competitiveness or the desire to be the best. With that said, by engaging one of our coaches you might shift from “good to great” or “great to greater” performance by realizing when it is important to win and when it does not matter. Overcoming this issue has resulted in the following benefits:
We help executives deal with behavioral challenges like these on a daily basis. Review our website to understand how an executive coach or business coach can help you increase the success of your career and business, or contact Howard Shore at [phone link=”true”] or email@example.com.
* This concept is adapted from and explored more deeply in What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, by Marshal Goldsmith. We recommend reading this book.