The Leadership Playbook: Five Cool Things Leaders Do

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Find and fund cool projects: Leaders get to find cool projects. When leaders are open to listening to the people inside their organization (often deep, deep inside their organization), they can often find ideas that allow them to create something new, something better, or … [Read more...]

The Leadership Playbook: Relentless Accountability

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I watched an interview with Jamie Dimon, famed CEO of Chase. The interviewer had heard about a list Dimon carried with him in his pocket. It was handwritten, and he carries it with him at all times. The list is pages long, and it is a record of everything that any of his direct … [Read more...]

New Leaders Too Fast and Too Slow

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Some new leaders come in like a hurricane. They’re a storm that is strong enough to blow down anything and everything in their way. A new leader knows he’s been hired to make change, and he wants to get busy. But in moving to make those changes fast, he destroys the … [Read more...]