To improve in an ongoing way, leaders must always make course corrections. There is no way things get better without changes. For anyone or any organisation to get better, checking in on performance is alone is not enough. A feedback loop is necessary.
Leaders must see what is working well and why it is so. This also applies to things not working the way they should. When not all the cogs are turning the way they should it is folly not to make the needed changes. The challenge is often on corrections.
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Memory is what shapes us. Memory is what teaches us. We must understand that’s where our redemption is. It is not enough to curse the darkness of the past. Above all, we have to illuminate the future Continue reading Estelle Laughlin On The Dark Past And Responsibility For The Future
When it comes to leadership, tranquil is as common as unicorns. If there’s no unrest in leading you’re either delusional, doing it wrong or both. Leading involves unrest and frustration. Unrest with the status quo and a frustration to realise an unseen future. Addressing the status quo in pursuit of mission is messy. Chaos is guarantee … Continue reading Checked Or Unchecked Chaos; Leaders Get To Choose
The longevity of leaders and enterprises varies from one to another. Likewise there are varied reasons and contexts for this. Some things are obvious and some not so much. However, there are some things that can translate across variables. One of those things are leaders. Leaders’ influence can wane. No matter how great a leader is … Continue reading Self: The Beginning Of Leaders’ Decline In Influence
This was a job ad I saw in a newspaper. Imagine that! An earth moving mechanic… I had no idea such existed. Where can I sign up to be that? Communication happens when the message received by the receiver is as intended by the sender There’s always room for misinterpretation. What varies is the degree … Continue reading Lost In Expression