A Publication of WTVP

It’s that time of year again. Time to make some more resolutions we’ll never keep. Time to buy more exercise equipment we’ll never use. And it’s a good time to look back on the past year, and sort through all the lessons we learned: some good, some bad, some painful. But they’re all valuable lessons in our development as people with responsibility for leading and caring for others.

Wouldn’t it be great if someone could take his or her years of leadership experience, condense it, and pass it along to future generations? Well, that’s what this month’s article seeks to do. We asked business and civic leaders in our community to answer the following question in their own words: What do you know today about management and leadership that you wish you had known when you were just starting out? Here’s what they told us.

So, happy New Year to all—to the leaders who are just starting out and to those of us who are working to hone our skills. Let’s take this advice and consider ourselves years ahead. IBI