How often do you say “I told you so” or “I knew it” or “That’s why I did or didn’t do XYZ”?
At that moment is usually a feeling of deep satisfaction. Is that satisfaction worth it? At first glance, it may seem like an obvious yes.
Take a step back a moment and think about the structure of being right.
Your need to be right is wrong because; 1 – It’s built on division. 2 – It puts your ego first. 3 – It limits your ability to learn. These three reasons have a direct path to the results you receive at work.
If you are not having the results that you want or you find yourself stuck, it is time to take a look at your need to be right. Put another way, look at your need to make others wrong.
The higher you value being right over the opportunity to connect and grow with others, the lower the chance of getting to the next level.
A shift from seeking out being right, to the satisfaction of connecting, learning, and growing.
Doing this will have a profound, positive impact on your results, your environment, and your team.