We have been doing a Collaboration Card of the Day, and we thought we rotate that with a UnMastered Tip of the Day. UnMastered is a four week online summer program for leaders that are interested in both leveling up their leadership skills but also unlearning all sorts of things that are preventing growth and innovation. Even though UnMastered is a program, we also think of it as a mindset, and each tip of the day is an opportunity to unlearn something to create space for something new.
Today's UnMastered Tip of the Day Is
- Before you follow rules, ask yourself, who are they for or who do they serve? If the answer does not include you, then you should at least question whether or not they should still apply. We are not encouraging lawlessness, but we are questioning whether the implicit rules we follow are really made with us in mind. A true UnMaster (like a Jedi) recognizes rules that only serve a portion of a community or none at all, and they not only stop following them, but they build new ways of being that are meeting the needs of all of the people. This is equity and justice work in action, and to do it, you must ask the question: Who made the rule, and is it serving the people who follow it?
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