The difference between peak performers and everyone else is in the “fruit salad” of components that in combination leads to people using what they have to excel.
For anyone familiar with the Care and Growth leadership model, it is apparent that the leadership challenge is more than just giving employees the means and ability.
The antidote to drifting into failure lies in doing three things consistently, namely to be deliberate, to be thorough and to be efficient. Part two is about thoroughness.
The antidote to drifting into failure lies in doing three things consistently, namely to be deliberate, to be thorough and to be efficient.
Research in the field of positive psychology shows that there is not constant correlation between happiness and success. Strange, you might think. But it does make sense if you consider how wide the range of “success” is.
When you judge to condemn someone, you bring out the worst in them. Whereas once you affirm someone, even if you disagree with them you allow them the room to be their best.
So we see that the ability to celebrate the success of others might be difficult but is something we must try very hard to get good at.
“Courage is being scared to death, but saddling up anyway.” (John Wayne).
The precondition for greatness is courage. Courage is not one attribute, or a recipe, but it is a cluster of strengths.
To focus we have to systematically restrict the number of things we are giving attention to.