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Speed: How Leaders Accelerate Successful Execution by Joseph Folkman, Jack Zenger

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CHAPTER 9

COMPANION BEHAVIORS FOR LEADERSHIP SPEED

In Part II we offered specific approaches to increasing your speed. These ideas fit into a category described as linear development. They are straightforward, deliberate steps that anyone can take to accelerate his or her pace.

In Part III we present some entirely new pathways for you to consider using as you find your optimal pace. We have described this path as a nonlinear approach. The best metaphor is the role of cross-training in the world of athletics. Athletes aspiring to become extremely effective at a skill often engage in a series of activities that have been shown to improve the ability of a person to become better at a specific skill. For example, the tennis players who seek to ...

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