When entrepreneurs think about improving their leadership skills, they often focus on adding new skills, knowledge, and behaviors. However, what we as entrepreneurs often overlook is the power of subtraction. In many cases, removing something from our leadership toolkit can be even more effective in helping us become better leaders.
By adopting subtraction, I am able to create the space necessary to focus on what really matters and prioritize my goals more effectively. In this article, I will explore the concept of subtraction as it relates to leadership, and how it helped me be a better team leader.