Leadership inspires, it doesn’t dictate. A leader paints the picture of destination, setting a direction rather than giving directions. Instills a shared sense of purpose and meaning. Provides enough context via the mission, strategy and objectives to enable individuals to make the good decisions.
…tomers or business partners. Buy a bit of time and get your team involved in making the commitment. As much as possible, you want to lay out the bigger picture for the team and let them connect. Why is this important to the company? How are the customers being impacted? What are we actually being asked to solve? And most important, engage the team in the solution: “given what we know, what do you think we can do?”
t a normal distribution. Mo…ing them in if needed. Great people almost always create more value than they cost in compensation. Human performance follows a power law distribution, not a normal distribution. Most organizations undervalue and under-reward their best people.