Jim Collins has a way of bringing valuable insights to tough times: “In times of great duress, tumult, and uncertainty, you have to have moorings. … What we have found is that what really matters is that you actually have core values…not what they are. The more challenged you are, the more you have to have your values. You need to preserve them consistently over time.”
In the Tour de France, riders will tell you that it’s how you perform in the climbs that gives you the competitive edge when the race flattens out. Your people are now climbing up an economic hill, but the strengths and character you and your people develop now will serve you well as the economy improves.
What are the moorings that mean the most to you?