“Patience is the support of weakness; impatience the ruin of strength”
~ Charles Caleb Colto
“Karin, we should be able to have this project done by the end of the year.” I listened impatiently as the team broke down the timeline, contingencies, and tasks. They were the experts, and the project involved heavy
False urgency can be lethal in organizations, and it become more toxic the higher it starts. Gravity exaggerates false urgency.
How You Are Unknowingly Creating False Urgency
Even if you are an empowering, enlightened leader, if you are the “boss” and you say “jump” (through your words or unintentional reactions), your team will likely start jumping. Since it’s difficult to