StartUp Tip #70: Give credit to others

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“It’s amazing what you can accomplish if you don’t mind who gets the credit.” Harry Truman

A leader should not take credit when things go right if they are not willing to accept responsibility when things go wrong.

Every time you try to take credit, check yourself.

Why do you need the credit?

If the job is done, then that should be enough. Unless the only reason you were doing the job is to get credit.

In which case you are doing the wrong job or doing the right job for the wrong reason.

The urge to claim credit comes from your ego.

Get your ego out the way.

Give credit to others.

Challenge: Give credit to three people in the next few days and see what happens.

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