My latest contribution to Entrepreneur.com is now available. You can read an excerpt below then click over to the full article to read more.
Leadership Basics: What to Do When You Don’t Have All the Answers
Leaders are supposed to be all knowing — at least when it comes to their own company — aren’t they? That’s why the three most hated words in leadership are simply: “I don’t know.”
After all, if the leader doesn’t know, who does?
Of course no one is expected to have all the answers. Still, many leaders are unwilling to admit when they don’t know something about their business. Instead, they fret, pretend and sometimes deny.
There are beneﬁts to admitting you don’t have the answers asked of you. Being honest increases your…