Create and Communicate an
should be short and inspiring. If you don't have a
clear and meaningful vision statement today then pull together a team to
construct one. Chose a vision that inspires and directs the organization.
Ensure that it is broad enough to allow great flexibility.
Communicate your vision
everyone in your organization and create an
environment that encourages
make the vision a reality.
from Jack Welch
Articulate Your Vision
"Leaders inspire people with clear
visions of how things can be done better." The best leader do not provide a
step-by-step instruction manual for workers. The best leaders are those who
come up with new idea, and articulate a vision that inspires others to act.
Do you want to encourage extraordinary
performance from your people? Do you want them to do great things?
If yes, then you must create an
inspiring corporate culture
to inspire and
culture within their organization. They supply a shared
and inspire people to achieve more than they may ever have dreamed possible.
People change when they are emotionally engaged and committed.
To inspire, you must both create resonance and
move people with a compelling vision. You must
embody what you ask of
others, and be able to articulate a shared vision in a way that inspires
others to act. You must offer a sense of common purpose beyond the
day-to-day tasks, making work exciting.4...
Selecting a New Corporate Leader
Lessons from Peter Drucker
Leadership is not rank, it is
responsibility. It is the lifting of a
subordinate’s vision to higher sights –
the raising of a subordinate’s performance to a higher
standard. It is the
building of a subordinate’s personality beyond its normal
limitations. A leader must set strict principles
of conduct and responsibility, high standards of performance,
and respect for the individual and his work...
Lead by Example
To encourage and
energize others, to instill confidence
in them, to inspire them to perform at their best requires first of all that
you lead by example...
Case in Point
The pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline has a mission 'to
improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel
better, and live longer'. The company "does not define its mission in
mundane terms of drugs or medicines or markets, but in inspirational terms
of helping people do more, feel better and live longer."
3 Strategies of Market Leaders
Leader as Servant
You cannot lead people unless they are willing
to follow you. People will trust you if you help them achieve more,
their creativity and bring out their own sense of worth. So be willing to
follow your employees periodically to win their trust and understand their
needs and capabilities better. By doing so you'll learn what to do in order
to inspire them to follow you and bring out their best...
The Power of Prototyping
prototyping is about acting before you've got the answers, about taking
chances, stumbling a little, but then making it right. When you're
creating something new to the world, you can't look over your shoulder
to see what your competitors are doing; you have to find another source of
inspiration," writes Tom Kelly3 from
"Once you start drawing
or making things, you open up new possibilities of discovery. Doodling,
drawing, modeling. Sketch ideas and make things, and you're likely to
encourage accidental discoveries. At most fundamental level, what we're
talking about is play, about exploring borders."3...