Like LeBron James: How do you get better?

LeBron James
LeBron James

Basketball star LeBron James out-performed himself again this season winning his fourth “Most Valuable Player” award.

The question is:  How can he get better?

In nature, when you stop growing, you start dying.  The sun rises until it begins to set.  A peach grows until it begins to decay.  In a nonprofit organization, if you aren’t growing, you will rot.

Too many people (both employees and volunteers) quit growing but still hang on.  They hang on to positions, titles, and committee chairs.  The question is not:    How do you get better?  The important question is:  How will you continue to grow?

By Shar McBee, author of “To Lead is to Serve

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