There are many enterprises with similar missions. Those missions expressed differently but still the same. The reason you have many restaurants, making similar food, for instance, is that there are equally many people who love the same food done somewhat differently. The existence of many organisations is evidence there are many people who need to be served. […]
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 […]
Leaders are responsible not only for the direction of their organisation or team but when they arrive at different milestones. Change and innovation happen at the pace leaders determine. Every leader is a custodian of her enterprise’s pace. The pace of leaders and enterprise is connected. The one determines (or should) determine the other. By […]
I like airports. I like the vibe. The movement and sense of movement and mission in them is obvious. Airports and leadership have a lot in common. Leading is like running an airport. Airports make for a great analogy of leadership.
Only naive leaders think and expect everyone to agree with. When your team or other leaders disagree with you it doesn’t mean there’s no unity. Unity is about believing in the same cause. On careful examination you will see that your disagreements are often centred on execution issues. Herewith are a few benefits of not […]