Why You Should Be A jerk More Often

jerk01Happened across this excellent advice the other day. Some things really are worth sharing.

“Now, when I spell jerk with a small letter “j”, I’m referring to someone who is willing to say or do something that pushes a peer or subordinate far out of their comfort zones in order to make them or the team better.  This often comes in the form of a pointed comment during a meeting, or a dose of tough love delivered one-on-one.  For a few minutes, hours or even days, jerks may be unappreciated, even resented by the people who are on the receiving end of their input, until those people come to the realization that what the jerk said or did was exactly what was needed.” 

Read more at this link The Jerk Factor

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