If you don't already subscribe to Michael Hyatt's blog, you need to do so, even if only for this gem of an article.
He shows how it is sometimes possible to invest too much time in people who, let's face it, are not worth it! Have a read of this common-sense quote from his article, then go to his site and read the rest.
Leaders often make this same mistake in various areas of their lives. For example,
- A mother invests all of her emotional energy in a difficult child to the neglect of the quiet, compliant one. The difficult child gets worse and the compliant one begins acting up to get attention.