We have been arguing for an extended period of time now that value-driven leadership is essential for organisational success.
You can account for team success on the degree to which each individual in the group is there to make a contribution.
I caution everyone to reflect on whether what you are doing will actually improve yourself, or just keep you endlessly chasing a pot at the end of a rainbow.
To avoid these consequences, managers must stop viewing management as the job of using people to achieve a result.
Paying people puts bums on seats, it does not engage hearts and minds. Leadership skills engage hearts and minds.
The thought that labor can either be bought or sold is somewhat ludicrous upon examination. Since slavery ended, people can’t be traded like a commodity.
The right to demand of your employees is thus earned, not by paying a wage, but rather by subscribing to these criteria of Care and Growth.
We have two broad ways of using our attention. The one is expressed in the statement, “He’s looking at me” and the other one is expressed in the statement, “He’s listening to me.”
We believe that in order to effectively lead others, you need to be in charge of your own life. It is this simple yet profound concept that sits behind our Personal Excellence Programme.
Benevolence is about a whole lot more than just being nice. People can only be dismissive of being here to give if they do not understand the complex nexus of character traits and feelings associated with it.