“Get to Real as quickly as possible” — More Great Wisdom and Advice from Susan Scott’s Fierce Leadership

While delivering my synopsis of Fierce Leadership, the terrific book by Susan Scott, at a city management team session, Scott’s counsel to have honest and clear conversations seemed to be especially pertinent.  Partly because the City Manager is already so very good at doing this with his team.

Susan Scott put it this way, “The conversation is the relationship…business is fundamentally an extended conversation with colleagues, customers, and the unknown future emerging around us.”

Bruno Rumbelow, City Manager, Grapevine, TX

In the discussion after the presentation, this is what the city manager said:

“Get to real as quickly as possible.”
Bruno Rumbelow, City Manager, Grapevine, TX

That’s about as good a summary of an important concept as I have ever heard.

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