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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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60 IT'S A WONDERFUL WORLD

When was the last time you laid on a celebration at work? Not just Christmas, but an unexpected, powerful message that staff would remember? Probably a long time ago.

DEFINING IDEA…

Celebrate what youwant to see more of.

~ TOM PETERS

Do you want to enhance your prestige as a leader? A prince should ‘perform acts that display his own affability and munificence,’ says Machiavelli in Chapter 21. Machiavelli himself wasn't much given to pushing out the boat, and he didn't much believe in throwing money around, but occasionally organising a feast for the local guilds and powerful families was money well-spent in his world.

That's because as a leader, you're not just a boss, you're a provider and a patron too. You ...

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