CHAPTER 12

Wonders Happen in an Atmosphere of Positive Stretch and Fair Rewards

A leader takes people where they want to go; a great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go but ought to be.

—Rosalynn Carter

 

Want to achieve extraordinary results? Then create an atmosphere of positive stretch and fairs rewards.

In today’s highly competitive and globalized world, leaders are judged by the results they produce. While the abilities to set direction, mobilize individual commitment, and create a motivating climate for the workforce are noble leadership qualities, in the absence of results, constituents might not be patient enough to give the leader another opportunity to lead them. In politics, leaders have years to prove their ...

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