What Barry and Queen Victoria recognized was the power of presence. Not necessarily having the answer but being in the trenches working with their teams to find the answers.
Mastering the art of delegation can be the stepping stone to greater and greater advancement in a career. Yet delegation is not as easy as saying, “do this”.
Successful delegation requires trust, time, and patience.
“The coolest thing about an iPod is you can take your entire music collection with you in your pocket.” This caused the stock to rise almost 7%. This was because Jobs was able to create a meaningful picture in the markets eyes.
How does one avoid this drift? There is a need for a regularly scheduled and structured Alignment Conversation. This is where the executive and then cascading through the organization, operational leaders connect and make sure that everyone is contributing to the overall goals NOT just their own.
Often when people think of accountability and being held accountable they think, “I’m being blamed.” This is NOT accountability, it is blame. And blame doesn’t work. Accountability is giving an accounting of yourself and your commitments. I have taken part in two different accountability groups now, and each week we …
Leadership consists of many things. Google will give you 1.7 billion points of view. Where I sit on this, is that the primary tool of a leader is her ability to communicate. Because if she can’t communicate followers don’t know what to do. Where I see things break down is …