The more these misaligned managers displayed visionary leadership, the less strategic alignment and commitment were observed among their teams
Building a culture focused on performance may not be the best, healthiest, or most sustainable way to fuel results. Instead, it may be more effective to focus on creating a culture of growth. Building a growth culture requires a blend of individual and organizational components such as an environment that feels safe, a focus on continuous learning, time-limited experiments, and continuous feedback.
Your primary task as a leader is to build capability below you but to balance that with the need go being liked, require wisdom. A leader who stretches their people risks the possibility of not being liked in order to give others the opportunity to grow.
Amy Jen Su, Manager Partner at Paravis Partners, introduces the key insights from her new book “The Leader You Want to Be”
The Founder of Aperio Consulting Group, Kerry Goyette takes a deeper dive into motivation, how to leverage it, and the counterproductive motivations that may be holding us back from success.