No one becomes successful alone – we can all point to certain individuals who have played a role in getting us where we are today. Here are 5 people you need to recruit for your personal circle of success.
With so many voices and an equal number of opinions, I find it easy to get caught up and lost in others’ definitions of success. And now, as I find myself in a season of life with a lot “softer” metrics, I find that none of those voices are really speaking to me. On the blog today (link in bio), where vision comes into play and how I'm defining success these days.
Whether contractually or not, we must hold leaders to a higher standard, because their influence is higher by nature of their position. We must call out bad behavior in our board rooms and demand better. We must measure the success of a leader not just by numbers but by how he/she arrived at those numbers.
Typically, a "first day" on the job looks like a lot of paperwork, not much interaction and a definite start off on the wrong foot. Instead of sending the message to new hires that they are being courted for long-term commitment, organizations welcome them in a cold, sterile and less than exciting way. First impressions are too important to keep doing them the wrong way!