Moving beyond the task

Jody Britten
6 min readNov 30, 2022

After a weekend away from work, and meeting with a few people who I am lucky enough to coach, I am thinking about one big idea: Have we become so task focused that we have forgotten about our goals?

One of the leaders whom I coach sent a long email on Friday. After a day with family and reflecting on the successes and struggles of her team she was taking stock of their progress towards long-term organizational goals. As I read the email it was clear that she was first and foremost thinking about how to support her team. Second (though I don’t think she realized it at the time) she was…

Jody Britten

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