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LEAD: 50 models for success in work and life by Andy Coombe, Andy Blacknell, John D. H. Greenway

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Focus 4Do the Right Things

 

 

Illustration shows map, circle divided into five parts labelled as ‘see’, ‘choose’, ‘do (shaded)’, ‘check’ and ‘be’ and three rectangles labelled as ‘you’, ‘team’ and ‘life’.

 

Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.

Peter Drucker

What separates successful from unsuccessful leaders?

Doing the right things.

But what are the right things?

They are the things that are fully aligned to your values, your vision and your goals. If they are not in line … then don’t do them. Don’t be busy doing things, do the right things. It is your choice.

So how do you do the right things?

It’s all about your mindset. It’s about the way you look at each decision or action – each conversation, event, meeting, task or even your leisure time.

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