Festina lente is a classical saying meaning “make haste slowly”. It has been in use for a long time, but honorable mentions of people adopting it are the emperors Augustus and Titus.

Haste in itself quite often implies rushing, which is almost never a good idea. On the other hand, a sense of urgency can help you prioritize, simply because it makes you realize that your time is limited.

Put too much pressure on the team, and productivity will drop after some time. On the other hand: a style of leadership that doesn’t invite the team to rise to a higher level will definitely not trigger their best work.

We’ll dive into some clues you could take from your team to check your pace, tomorrow.