Rephrase the words “staff members” into team members. Because the people in our team are far more than employees, or colleagues. We are a unit!
View Conflict as an Adventure not a threat.
A ruler must learn to persuade and not to compel… he must lay the best coffee hearth to attract the finest men… a good ruler has to learn his world’s language… it’s different for every world… the language of the rocks and growing things… the language you don’t hear just with your ears… the Mystery of Life… not a problem to solve, but a reality to experience…
Understanding must move with the flow of the process.
Effective leaders have the ability to serve and appreciate others while at the same time enabling them to achieve greatness.
A boss says “go and make sure you do it
Never follow anybody who hasn’t asked “why”.
You are either supporting the vision or supporting division
Building a team is hard
Because,” he said in an even voice, “you’re used to winning, so you don’t even think about how, every time there’s a game, both sides get that ‘rah, rah, team’ speech from their coaches both sides hear ‘you’re the best!’ ‘You’ve got to win!’ ‘You’re the greatest!’ But half of the people playing that game are going to walk away losers. Half!
I figured this was the easy stuff, and if we couldn’t show up on time, looking right and acting right, we weren’t going to be able to do anything else.