Ultimately, leadership is not about glorious crowning acts. It’s about keeping your team focused on a goal and motivated to do their best to achieve it, especially when the stakes are high and the consequences really matter. It is about laying the groundwork for others’ success, and then standing back and letting them shine.
– Chris Hadfield
If you want to go fast, go alone. But if you want to go far, go together.
Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t
– Bill Nye
The planning fallacy is common inside and outside of the business at both strategic and operational management level.
Because we cannot accept the truth of transience, we suffer.
– Shunryu Suzuki
Some of the most beautiful things we have in life come from our mistakes.
You cannot build an adaptable organisation without adaptable people and individuals change only when they have to, or when they want to.
– Gary Hamel
Leaders can help employees connect with and relate to people across organisational divides by doing four things:
developing and developing cultural brokers
encouraging employees to ask questions
helping people to see things through other peoples’ eyes
broadening everybody’s vision of internal & external expertise networks
– Tiziana Casciaro, Amy C.Edmondson & Sujin Jang (HBR May-June 2019)
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Trying to predict the future is like trying to drive down a country road at night with no lights while looking out the back window.
Every day the clock resets. Your wins don’t matter. Your failures don’t matter. Don’t stress on what was, fight for what could be.
– Sean Higgins