Understanding differences between “Charisma” and “Energy”

Charisma comes from a CLARITY of WHY.A charismatic leader has a clear sense of VISION and a JUST CAUSE in mind.It comes from absolute conviction in an IDEAL bigger than oneself. Energy in contrast comes from a GOOD NIGHT’s SLEEP or lots of caffeine.Energy can EXCITE. Only Charisma can INSPIRE.Charisma commands LOYALTY whereas Energy doesContinue reading “Understanding differences between “Charisma” and “Energy””

Comparison between Great Organizations and a TRAPEZE

A trapeze who does deadly stunts would need a NET for protection in the eventuality when the stunt flops. The presence of the NET would be sure enough to psychologically inspire the TRAPEZE to attempt such deadly stunts. Like in great organizations the employees are made to feel safe by iconic leaders.When the employees feelContinue reading “Comparison between Great Organizations and a TRAPEZE”

Why Companies with a strong sense of WHY , are top performers?

Companies with a STRONG SENSE of WHY are able to INSPIRE their EMPLOYEES. These employees are more PRODUCTIVE and INNOVATIVE and the feeling they bring to WORK attracts other people eager to work there as well. When people inside a company know WHY they come to work , people outside the company are vastly moreContinue reading “Why Companies with a strong sense of WHY , are top performers?”

How Great Leaders look at “good fits” in an organization?

All great leaders have in COMMON is the unique ABILITY to find GOOD FITS to join their organizations. People WHO BELIEVE WHAT THEY BELIEVE. The ability to find such people makes it easier for them to provide GREAT SERVICE. SouthWest is a great example for the same. As Herb Keller famously said : “You doContinue reading “How Great Leaders look at “good fits” in an organization?”

How Herb Kelleher’s notion turned SouthWest into an iconic company?

Herb Kelleher who was at the helm of SouthWest Airlines for many years , was considered a HERETIC for positioning the NOTION that it is the company’s responsibility to look after the EMPLOYEES FIRST. HAPPY EMPLOYEES would ensure HAPPY CUSTOMERS and they in turn would ensure HAPPY SHAREHOLDERS in that order. This notion reflected inContinue reading “How Herb Kelleher’s notion turned SouthWest into an iconic company?”