Leadership Development Crash Pads

We often share a sports analogy of how gymnasts place crash pads underneath their apparatus to catch them should they not effectively execute a move and fall.  Crash pads are a wonderful safety backup should the process of executing a move not go as planned.  But here’s the problem, to a gymnast with a fear motivated mind,  falling off of the apparatus on to a crash pad can actually become the plan.  Yes, planning on falling can actually become the move.  Leaders who think in a realm of fear can actually follow the same mentality in the process of their leadership development.

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