‘Leadership’ isn’t short of scholarly or practical inquiry, and while our fascination with leaders remains high, views and expectations of them are changing. Today’s organizations, and the leaders that run them, are faced with increasing and unprecedented complexity.
The Secret To Success: Execute Better Than The Rest
Louis Vincent Gerstner, Jr is the man famed for IBM’s turnaround, a company on the brink of bankruptcy when he became CEO in 1993. Let’s look at how Gerstner succeeded in creating the transformational change needed to turn the company around:
I’ve always said that achieving professional leadership begins with personal leadership. But what is the value in becoming a leader for those with no aspiration of professional leadership? What’s the benefit of being a leader in our personal lives?
Lessons in Mastery from Steve Jobs (part 1)highlighted some principles that contributed to Jobs’ incredible success using examples from Isaacson (2012). They were: Focus, Simplify, Anticipate and, Commit to Excellence. Lessons in Mastery from Steve Jobs Part 2 will cover another three keys that will help you achieve your vision.