Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Simple things to be a better leader

I found these 12 things posted on the link provided below.  I like them, probably because they correspond to some of the attributes and sub-attributes of our model of a great leader :-)

1.     Listening: "When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen." - Ernest Hemingway

2.     Storytelling: "Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today." -Robert McAfee Brown

3.     Authenticity: "I had no idea that being your authentic self could make me as rich as I've become. If I had, I'd have done it a lot earlier." -Oprah Winfrey

4.     Transparency: "As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth." -John Whittier

5.     Team Playing: "Individuals play the game, but teams beat the odds." -SEAL Team Saying

6.     Responsiveness: "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." -Charles Swindoll

7.     Adaptability: "When you're finished changing, you're finished." -Ben Franklin

8.     Passion: "The only way to do great work is to love the work you do." -Steve Jobs

9.     Surprise and Delight: "A true leader always keeps an element of surprise up his sleeve, which others cannot grasp but which keeps his public excited and breathless." -Charles de Gaulle

10.  Simplicity: "Less isn't more; just enough is more." -Milton Glaser

11.  Gratefulness: "I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder." -Gilbert Chesterton

12.  The Golden Rule: Above all else, treat others as you’d like to be treated

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