Recently, I took the time to reflect on this period and wrote down my key takeaways. One of my mentors, who happens to be my current boss, taught me to always present things in "threes"... so here goes......
The best leaders are those who lead people to believe in themselves. People believe in themselves when they have a reason to commit to something significant and meaningful. When people feel inspired by their leader, leadership is at its best.
According to this new study from McKinsey & Co, four leadership competencies account for 89 percent of the variance between strong and weak organizations in terms of leadership effectiveness (exhibit).
If you're an entry-level employee in the first few years of your career, chances are you're focused on the day-to-day tasks of your job: Schedule this meeting, reply to the necessary emails, file those documents.
I have long held to the belief that leadership exists to disrupt mediocrity. However my observation is that many in positions of leadership tend to protect the status quo (mediocrity’s best friend) at all costs. The best path forward for any organization is through the creation of value and by [...]
Morag Barrett's insight:
Listening to Mike Myatt speak this afternoon - great message and insights!
Somewhere someone has been inspired by you. Somewhere someone has been empowered by you. Somewhere someone has done an act of kindness because of you. Somewhere someone has taken on a challenge because of you.
What happens in the workplace translates into marketplace performance. Shared values cultivate a corporate culture that should serve as the ultimate platform to drive growth, innovation and opportunity.