We all want to win. So here is some inspiration from a winner.
- Meet challenges head on.
- Be curious and daring. Seek opportunities to display courage in the ordinary course of business or daily life.
- A good leader creates a culture where failure and error are looked upon as steps toward success.
- A demonstration of personal courage can galvanize a team or organization that lacks resolve.
- When life or business deals a bad hand, have faith. The most inspiring opportunities for courage come when you face the longest odds.
- When new problems arise consider creating new organizations or methods for solving them.
- Refurbish rusty organizations. Streamline them to create clear lines of coordination and command.
- Infuse ordinary tasks with purpose by humanizing them, adding an element of fun and removing bureaucracy.
- All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy. Excessive workloads reduce creativity and lower production. Provide time for relaxation, no matter how tight the deadline.
- Be pragmatic and flexible.Change rules and policies when the situation demands it. Keep an open mind.
- Inspire people to find quicker ways of achieving goals.
- Make sure technology is not spurned by those you do not understand it.
- Learn from your mistakes. One of the biggest lessons is recognizing how many variables you can juggle and expect to succeed.
- To achieve long term objectives requires vision. Leaders adapt to changing circumstances and evolve and adjust short-term strategies.
- Initiative and willpower help carry an organization in crisis. Remember that optimism and strength of character are contagious.
- Leave a loose rein for those charged with delivering results. Give individual the opportunity to exercise initiative.
- Speed is a great asset. Act quickly and you’ll need fewer resources to accomplish the objective.
- Lead from the front, physically and intellectually.
- Position yourself where you can exert the greatest influence on the most important issues of the day.
- Engage yourself in the hiring process. Ignore perceived notions on the kinds of workers suited to upper management. Promote strong leaders, even if they are controversial.
- Be loyal to subordinates.
- Make your own hours to bring vitality to your work.
- Share the risks and hardships faced by others in your organization.