Chapter 23. LEADERSHIP RULE NUMBER FOUR: YOU GET WHAT YOU WORK FOR

It still takes work. Work to set the expectations and model them, work to discover the best rewards and apply them, and beyond that, diligent work toward whatever goals and immediate targets you've set. To make leadership work:

  • Set the standard high.

  • Work harder, longer.

  • Work hard and work smart.

  • Overdeliver.

FOLLOWING THE RULE

Set the standard high. Most people live their lives as average. They live in the mediocre and the status quo. A quick look at the bell curve shows where most people live. That is true with people who hold positions of leadership. There is a big difference between holding a title of leader and being a true leader. I have had the good fortune of working with some ...

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