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Strategy Power Plays: Winning Business Ideas from the World's Greatest Strategic Minds by Karen Mccreadie, Tim Phillips

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15 NOTHING FAILS LIKE SUCCESS

You are in charge. Look to your future, not your past, for inspiration.

When we move on from one job to another, we always assume that our previous colleagues are anguished by the loss. We imagine them sadly shaking their heads, thinking ‘I wonder what he would have done’.

DEFINING IDEA…

I start with the premise that thefunction of leadership is to producemore leaders, not more followers.

~ RALPH NADER

Well, it's rarely like that. Organisations are self-healing – at least the successful ones are. There's someone new in charge on Monday morning, so there's no need for anyone to wonder what you would have done, because you ceased to exist as soon as you walked out of the door on Friday.

At least, that's the ...

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