As a LEADER do you PRACTICE these THREE TRAITS regularly?This RESEARCH will ILLUMINATE you..

The following self help , motivational and leadership insight has been adopted from Jim Collins’s book Great by Choice and talks about 10X high performing leaders with Level 5 ambition “10Xers embrace a paradox of control and non-control. On the one hand, 10Xers understand that they face continuous uncertainty and that they cannot control, andContinue reading “As a LEADER do you PRACTICE these THREE TRAITS regularly?This RESEARCH will ILLUMINATE you..”

Do you LOVE going TOO FAST in LIFE?Very insightful finding on GREAT 10X leaders..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Jim Collins from the book Great by Choice “The idea that leading in a “fast world” always requires “fast decisions” and “fast action”—and that we should embrace an overall ethos of “Fast! Fast! Fast!”—is a good way to get killed. 10X leaders figure out when to goContinue reading “Do you LOVE going TOO FAST in LIFE?Very insightful finding on GREAT 10X leaders..”

Do you ASPIRE to be a GREAT LEADER?Learn from the qualities of the great 10X leaders..

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Jim Collins from the book Great by Choice “10Xers embrace a paradox of control and non-control. On the one hand, 10Xers understand that they face continuous uncertainty and that they cannot control, and cannot accurately predict, significant aspects of the world around them. On the other hand,Continue reading “Do you ASPIRE to be a GREAT LEADER?Learn from the qualities of the great 10X leaders..”

Great 10X leaders have mastered the art of marrying these two skills

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Jim Collins from the book Great by Choice “The difficult task is to marry relentless discipline with creativity, neither letting discipline inhibit creativity nor letting creativity erode discipline.”

This is what DISCIPLINE means to a 10X leader

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Jim Collins from the book Great by Choice “Discipline, in essence, is consistency of action—consistency with values, consistency with long-term goals, consistency with performance standards, consistency of method, consistency over time. Discipline is not the same as regimentation. Discipline is not the same as measurement. Discipline isContinue reading “This is what DISCIPLINE means to a 10X leader”

This is how 10X leaders maintain a balance between control and non control

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Jim Collins from the book Great by Choice “10Xers embrace a paradox of control and non-control. On the one hand, 10Xers understand that they face continuous uncertainty and that they cannot control, and cannot accurately predict, significant aspects of the world around them. On the other hand,Continue reading “This is how 10X leaders maintain a balance between control and non control”

This is how balanced 10X leaders are , in a fast paced world

Adopted from the following great insight shared by Jim Collins from the book Great by Choice “The idea that leading in a “fast world” always requires “fast decisions” and “fast action”—and that we should embrace an overall ethos of “Fast! Fast! Fast!”—is a good way to get killed. 10X leaders figure out when to goContinue reading “This is how balanced 10X leaders are , in a fast paced world”

What is meant by “The 20 Mile March”?

Adopted from Jim Collins’s book titled “Great By Choice”. 10X companies meaning high performing companies have a common pattern of following “The 20 Mile March” growth approach. By this is meant an approach wherein the leaders in such companies define a growth rate which is ethical , reasonable and not too aggressive.This would mean definingContinue reading “What is meant by “The 20 Mile March”?”

“Ambition” for self vs a “Just cause”

All high performing leaders are incredibly ambitious. What makes their ambition different and in turn helps them rally followers and supporters around them is that their ambition is for a “just cause” not for self. When followers are shown a futuristic “just cause” for achieving something larger than themselves it can lead to a bigContinue reading ““Ambition” for self vs a “Just cause””

How to succeed in an “unforgiving environment”?

Look at the behavior patterns of the following 10X high performing leaders: Herb Kelleher of South West Airlines – Predicting 11 of the last 3 recessions Andy Grove of Intel –  “Always looking for the black cloud in the silver lining” Bill Gates – Issuing nightmare memos in Microsoft By embracing the myriad of possibleContinue reading “How to succeed in an “unforgiving environment”?”