CHAPTER 5

SUSTAIN GREAT LEADERSHIP

“Sustaining an audience is hard. It demands a consistency of thought, of purpose, and of action over a long period of time.”

—BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN

Over the years my work has required travel to a number of countries. I learned early on that exercise helps me get over jet lag, so if the conditions permit, I go running once I get settled into a hotel. Once, a client asked me to attend a meeting at a magnificent resort in a rural jungle area near the South China Sea. After arriving and donning my running clothes, I spoke with the concierge about the best place to jog near the hotel. She smiled and explained that there ...

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