…. I honestly don’t understand people who say that their success is something they got on their own. Always be gracious for the people who help you on the way and realize that one person’s success can be multiple people’s success.
Sometimes the issue is one of familiarity, but often the problem is just that there’s too much to do. Most leaders know that the difference between a great meeting and a terrible one is largely preparation, for instance, but many are just too busy to build agendas and distribute pre-reads.