Creating a definition of success is a creative act of leadership — just like painting or writing. Everyone has the freedom to decide what success and happiness means to them.
Failure isn’t the end of a path but, instead, a necessary stepping stone toward success. Finding out what doesn’t work is a learning process that makes way for more visions, attempts and great ideas in the future.
All professionals are susceptible to three capacity-sabotaging behaviors. No one is immune to them, but we can all become more aware.
A very wise mentor once told me, “If you put in the time, you can’t help but get better. There is no way around it; perfection comes from repetition.”
We spend a lot of time studying the process of being successful, of living a conscious life of intention, but we don’t often expend as much effort considering what gets in the way.
It’s tough being the boss. A lot of people depend on you, but increased efficiency isn’t the answer. The fuel for effective leadership in a world gone mad is sustaining your energy level by generating and focusing a passion for what you do as a leader.
When it comes to communication you know who, you know what – hopefully you know why. The only question that remains is, do you know how?
As is the case with an abundance of simple truths in the world of organizational leadership, Tom Peters, co-author of “In Search of Excellence”, usually gets there first.