The only real challenge to achieving great leadership is to understand it. Leadership should not be blindly pursued; it should be first understood. If purpose is not a fundamental part of the equation, leadership will return wrong results.
This is natural, because culture is the sum of purpose, values and principles that are upheld and cherished in the organization. If you do not smell purpose and its values, then the leaders have corporately manufactured the culture. Culture speaks purpose and purpose speaks leadership. What language does your organization speak?
Branding is not the marketing tricks and tactics that are performed to attract more customers. Branding aims at reflecting the identity of the brand. The brand reputation will be exposed if the brand does not demonstrate the value that generates and the impact, it creates. The brand is not just a product or service, […]
If you are 100% focused on what greatly matters, the result will be certainly amazing. A little distraction weakens your position. Some people are good multitaskers. Is their final product outstanding or mediocre? This is the question that measures their output. The best strategy is focus. Are you focused on what matters?
In most of the catch ups that I do with Jane, a friend of mine who is an HR compliance officer, she talks about the fact that her role makes her feel unhappy. She is a very passionate HR professional, but the problem is the leadership in the company as she stated. she feels very […]
Working with different organizations in reassessing their cultures and empowering their people, I have reached a conclusion that the major causes of failure that are found in most organizations can be cascaded down to two: The overwhelming influence of management thinking. The inability to understand and apply the right model of leadership. Do you think […]
Management is overly concerned with efficiencies and compliances. It is an act of authority. Managing cost, capital, machinery, stock, and even humans. They teach that people are resources, and they are disposable and manageable. The most important failure for most leaders today is that they are overtaken by a mechanical and corporate system that has […]
What inspires you to take the lead? What are you trying to achieve as a leader? What is your contribution? What is your purpose? What is the impact that you want to make? Some fundamental questions that are worth contemplating to test the depth of your leadership.
If the reward system is thoughtfully designed and carefully implemented, it harnesses the behavior and performance of everyone in the organization. A badly structured executive reward system negatively affects executives and non-executives. It has serious behavioral and psychological consequences on the executives’ performance and the whole organization. There is no doubt that the executive reward […]
Great businesses are measured by their leaders’ purposes in terms of their clarity and consistency. It is the leader’s purpose that draws the big picture for the whole business, its broader contribution, and its final impact. This is the core of leadership. If the impact is positive, the business purpose is sound, if it is […]