Sets out detailed ‘standard of performance’ a leadership philosophy and a way of doing things.
At is source your team bespeaks values and a way doing things that emanate from a source – you the leader
Hired on 4 characteristics, talent, character, functional intelligence (think on your feet when it matters) and willingness to adopt my philosophy.
People want to believe they are part of something special
Few things offer greater return on investment than praise
Don’t fly by the seat of your pants, preparation before all hell breaks loose is what counts
Be a king without a crown most neglected skill in leadership is the ability to listen.
4 messages to the inner voice of great leaders:
Joe Montana style of leadership:
Teaching defines your leadership
Seek character beware characters Wooden ‘I wanted players who had character not players who were characters’
Fortitude and resilience to cling to a standard of performance in both good and bad times (eg jungle training)
The bottom 20 % may determine your success
I believe in you – 4 most powerful words, great boost to self-confidence
Conventional wisdom = conventional results
Good leaders are always learning, always working on maintaining and improving the fundamentals.
Quick results come slowly
Pre- game preparation called for public commitment – can we count on you for xx I need to know