Seven facets of leadership, part three: Positive intolerance
Part three of Spencer Holmes’ leadership series explores the concept of “positive intolerance” in his new approach to the development of managers.
Originally published in our sister title TrainingZone.co.uk, Holmes offers up some valuable advice for professionals across all sectors.
Of all the seven facets, positive intolerance is by far the one that raises most interest when we talk to business professionals about the development of their managers. So, what is it? Our psychometric describes it thus:
“Positive intolerance” refers to the extent to which the individual is able to sacrifice popular decisions to accomplish goals. Often, tough decisions ought to be made that may portray individuals as disagreeable in order to gain a positive benefit to the project.