Key Principle of a Leader #18: There are no inept workers, you just have to assign the right duties

All people are good people if they do the work that is suitable for them. Unfortunately, as people we often have the wrong idea of what we’re good at. We call that wishful thinking. We deceive ourselves by considering ourselves someone else – manager, guide, king…. 

At such a moment, a bystander (probably the direct supervisor) has to guide us from the existing position to the right seat that we can’t or don’t want to see.

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Peeter Tohver

Every thought in Peeter’s head is backed up by practical experience. He has managed teams and companies all over Estonia as well as in Russia and elsewhere in Eastern Europe, both on long-term contracts and drafted in to resolve specific issues. His name has been attached to Tallinna Kaubamaja, Falck, G4S, the Transport Department of the City of Moscow, Talleks and more. In his work he is every inch the rock-steady manager and inspiring leader.