Great Leaders have the vision to put “Will” Over “Resources”

Great leaders who possess an infinite mindset focus on the long term instead of quick wins in the short term. Investing in Resources over Will seems the most appropriate strategy for a short term oriented finite minded leader in order to show quick wins. A long term oriented mindset focusing on “Will” or people ,Continue reading “Great Leaders have the vision to put “Will” Over “Resources””

Understanding the difference in approaches between Wright Brothers and Samuel Langley

Wright Brothers as well all know invented the first airplane. But if we look book at history we can find that Samuel Langley was more equipped than the Wright Brothers , yet could not achieve what the Wright Brothers did. Langley had a passion for aeronautics and knew WHAT he needed to do.He did notContinue reading “Understanding the difference in approaches between Wright Brothers and Samuel Langley”

Understanding differences between “Vision” & “Mission” Statements

The VISION Statement is the PUBLIC statement of the founder’s intent , WHY the company exists. It is like the VISION of the future which does not exist now. The MISSION statement is the description of the route or guiding principles , HOW the company intends to create the future. In all iconic organizations beContinue reading “Understanding differences between “Vision” & “Mission” Statements”

Good Successors keep the WHY alive

Visionary founders of iconic companies e.g. Apple , SouthWest , CostCo who espoused the WHY – the reason the company existed have always been meticulous doing succession planning. This is because when the visionary founder is no longer around and the WHY goes fuzzy it can even lead to the demise of the company. HenceContinue reading “Good Successors keep the WHY alive”

What makes SouthWest Airlines so good at Succession Planning?

One of the main reasons SouthWest Airlines over the years has been so good at SUCCESSION planning is because its JUST CAUSE is so much deeply ingrained in its CULTURE and hence the CEO’s who have taken over from the co-founder Herb Kelleher have embodied the CAUSE. Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book Start With Why.

What do John Sculley , Kevin Rollins & Jim Donald have in common?

Apple is known for the vision of Steve Jobs and his co-founder Steve Wozniak. Dell Inc is known for the visionary founder Michael Dell. Lastly Starbucks the iconic coffee chain is known for the vision espoused by Howard Schultz. John Sculley succeeded Steve Jobs at Apple , toppled him and eventually took AppleĀ  , aContinue reading “What do John Sculley , Kevin Rollins & Jim Donald have in common?”

When a GROUP does REMARKABLE things

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s leadership quotes.. The following inspirational quote shows why human bonds matter and why great teams are one where maximum trust exists.This is the only pre-requisite that leads to HIGH Performance teams. “The ABILITY for a GROUP of PEOPLE to do REMARKABLE things HINGES on how well those PEOPLE can PULL TOGETHERContinue reading “When a GROUP does REMARKABLE things”

Understanding the Infinite Game of Life

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book The Infinite Game The game of LIFE is an INFINITE one.We are the PLAYERS. The rules are not fixed , the players are not fixed.PLAYERS can come and GO and there are no WINNERs and LOSERs.There is no TIME LIMIT as well. In such a context we can realize thatContinue reading “Understanding the Infinite Game of Life”

Achieving fulfillment doing work that “we believe in”

When we work for something that WE BELIEVE IN , we do not think about the ill effects of putting in more effort.Something drives us inside out and we derive fulfillment out of the work that we do.This is because we seem to be believe in the CAUSE that is larger than ourselves. The followingContinue reading “Achieving fulfillment doing work that “we believe in””