How to Motivate People It is the vision of the future possibilities, of what can be, that arouses emotion and motivates people to give of their best. The most powerful vision is always qualitative, aimed at and described in terms of values and mission rather than quantitative, described in terms of money.
Developing A Vision For Your Future
Of course, money is important, but the decision and commitment to "be the best in the business" is far more exciting. To encourage others, to instill confidence in them, to help them to perform at their best requires first of all that you lead by example. Be A Great Team Player A study at Stanford Business School examined the qualities that companies look for in promoting young managers toward senior executive positions, especially the position of Chief Executive Officer.
The study concluded that there were two important qualities required for great success in leadership.
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The first is the ability to put together a team and function as a good team player. Keep Your Cool The second quality required for rapid promotion was found to be the ability to function well under pressure, and especially in a crisis.
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Keeping your cool in a crisis means to practice patience and self-control under difficult or disappointing circumstances. Everyone Is Watching The character and quality of a leader is often demonstrated in these critical moments under fire, when everyone is watching, observing and privately taking notes. Your job as a leader is to have a clear vision of where you want to go and then to keep your cool when things go wrong, as they surely will.
Action Exercises Here are two things you can do immediately to put these ideas into action. First, project forward years and imagine your ideal future vision. What does it look like? What steps can you take immediately to begin turning your future vision into your current reality?
Creative destruction dawn of K-wave 6 The world is changing. New tools, technologies and ideologies are redrawing the boundaries of what is humanly possible.
S&OP – A vision for the future: An Interview with Sean Culey.
In an informative and far-reaching presentation at CILT International Convention in Macao, renowned business transformation expert Sean Culey put these changes into a historical context, and explained how the cyclical nature of capitalism and the exponentially powerful effects of technology mean we are on the verge of a new paradigm in human progress. Forbes article: Revitalising the Rust Belt In this article on Forbes Sean goes beyond the rhetoric and investigates whether China, robots or just changing economics is the real reason for the decline in manufacturing in the US.
He proposes an approach to breathe new life into these areas and revitalise the manufacturing industry.
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