LegacyYour significance in this world is not measured by what you have attained, or what you have left behind; rather, it is realized by what continues on without you.
Quality DeliverablesThe quality of a team's output is in direct relationship to their leaders' willingness to encourage, empower, and embrace their input. (Graphic)
Leader or Manager?An analysis of whether your most essential assets are anything other than your employees will be evidence of whether you are a leader or simply a manager.
The Key …Behind every storm cloud, there is a bright tomorrow. The key is in knowing how to find tomorrow, today. (Graphic)
PerspectiveOur perception is greatly based upon our point of view. Create a new perspective, by changing your POV. (Graphic)
By ExampleWhy would we ask our employee’s to perform a task that we ourselves are not willing to do?
Where is your passion?Our passions originate from experiences which have altered our perception …
Staff MotivationYour staff is not motivated by how much you know, but by how much you know, they know. (Graphic)
Control & PowerIf control and power is what you cherish, you will be no good to those under it. (Graphic)
Patience often surrenders to time, and dreams go unfulfilled… act as if time is fleeting, as it is.
No matter how hard you try, you can never be something that you’re not.
Business is brutal and the everyday brutality requires that we find directions that serve the purpose. Sometimes we have to be comfortable in the knowledge that we will FAIL our way into SUCCESS.
“Discipline generates results, results create motivation.”
There are four recommendations organizations need to consider if they want to build strong leadership accountability. (1) Make leadership a critical business priority; (2) set clear expectations of their leaders; (3) identify and address leaders who are unaccountable; and (4) establish a strong community of leaders.
Professional development expert Beverly Washington says there are five influence strategies for leaders, including improving your communication skills, respecting your fellow employees, being likeable, doing your research and being knowledgeable, and being courteous.
Trust in the context of workplace refers to our ability to predict what other people will do and what situations will occur – that may be in support of our wellbeing.
Red Hat CEO, Jim Whitehurst, and former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and retired U.S. Army, General H. Hugh Shelton, discuss the value of being a straight talker in the workplace.
via Vusi Thembekwayo (another great point of view)
Some very good points !
90 Second Leadership – The Pyramid of Influence (Todd Adkins)
Every word matters. Speak wisely. Empower the nation. -Mohammed Qahtani
Watch the entire speech HERE
30 Days. 30 Leadership Tips. 30 Opportunities to Become a Better Manager… a Different Kind of Manager… a Leader.
Link to the “What If” project !
What’s your number one responsibility as a manager or leader?
VMware Chief Operating Officer Sanjay Poonen shares his leadership journey, learnings and life experiences. He is passionate about developing and celebrating leadership around him.
… at anything you do, including being a leader!
Tasha Eurich shares a prescription to be not just awesome at leadership, but anything else you want to improve.
What would leadership in Utopia look like? To start with, imagine the best leader you have ever worked with. How did he or she get to become this type of leader?