Courage vs. Conformity
As a leader, your role is to create sanity in a chaotic world without destroying the creative, flexible culture your people need. That’s what we’re all seeking as leaders: how to walk the fine line between chaos, creativity, and sanity. As a leader, it’s your job to figure out a way to win again and again in a permanently changing world.
On a 3 × 5 card, write: “Have the courage to lead with new ideas and win.” Review it once a week to remind yourself that you are a leader and responsible for creating new ideas for success and leading your team in that direction.
When Stanley Galt was hired as the CEO of Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, the company was losing money. The red ink was flowing. Stanley immediately ...