Human brain’s craving for a sense of “purpose”

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book titled “Together is Better” Our human brain is oriented to feel comfortable given a sense of purpose and direction. Truly great leaders know this scientific fact and hence to lead a “trusting team” they show their team a sense of purpose. Once our brain understands about a specific purpose andContinue reading “Human brain’s craving for a sense of “purpose””

“Leadership like parenting” metaphor

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book titled “Together is Better” The joy of parenting comes from seeing our children do things that delight us Similarly the joy of leadership comes from seeing someone in our team do more than they thought they were capable of

“Organization as a plant” metaphor

Adopted from Simon Sinek’s book titled “The Infinite Game” No matter how strong an organization or plant is , no matter how tall it is , if a plant is not able to produce new seeds , if an organization is not able to produce new leaders , then the ability to thrive for generationsContinue reading ““Organization as a plant” metaphor”

Leadership lessons for the day – Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek’s Together is Better is a leadership masterclass. The following have been adopted from the book: 1) Leadership is an education.The best leaders think themselves as students and not teachers 2) A star wants to see himself rise to the top. A leader wants to see those around him become stars. 3) A leaderContinue reading “Leadership lessons for the day – Simon Sinek”

“Weak” v/s “Strong” leader – Simon Sinek quote

The following inspiring quote from Simon Sinek , aptly illustrates the difference between “weak” and “strong” leaders…. “Weak leaders want their people to do as they say. Strong leaders want their people to do as they think.” — Simon Sinek