Deloitte’s 2018 Global Human Capital Trends Report says: “Senior leaders can’t afford to work in silos in today’s complex, dynamic environment. The goal is to act as a symphony of experts playing in harmony – instead of a cacophony of experts who sound great alone, but not together.” Kind of grates on the ears, doesn’t… Read More Music to my ears . . .
“Your vision will become clear only when you can look into your own heart. Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” Carl Jung
“The best leaders get to live on.” Tom Rath, Strengths Based Leadership: Great Leaders, Teams, and Why People Follow
“You’ll never get anywhere if you go about what-iffing like that.” Roald Dahl (Willy Wonka in Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator)
Richard Flint of Sky Betting & Gaming was crowned as the highest-rated chief executive in the UK for his leadership. He’s led his company of 1200 staff for almost 20 years. Here’s what he says it takes to be a good boss: “The biggest misconception is that as a boss and leader you have to have… Read More Bet you didn’t know . . .
“You are not going to get very far in life based on what you already know.” Charlie Munger
University of Alabama football coach Nicholas Lou Saban Jr doesn’t place much emphasis on his team’s end result – which is surprising for someone who over his career has been so used to success. Rather, Coach Saban tells his players that they need, simply, to focus on the process … on the getting there. “Don’t… Read More No contest . . .
“I not only use all the brains that I have, but all that I can borrow.” President Woodrow Wilson (1914)
Organizational psychologist Professor Adam Grant says that the impact of a thank you note is much more powerful when it’s received weeks, or even months, after the event: “. . . I’ve found that the impact of help, like mentorship, is often hard to see in the moment. It only unfolds over time . . . .… Read More Two words . . .
“I can’t give you a surefire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time.” Herbert Bayard Swope