Chapter 3. LEADERSHIP

Inspiring leaders model team-first behavior.

The head leads and the body follows.

Many people believe that winning begins with leadership. Indeed, a basic tenet of biological evolution, the cephalo-caudal principle (cephal means head, caudal means tail), states development proceeds from head to tail. Functionally, the head leads and the body follows. Leadership represents the head of an organization. Winning teams have a good head, with a brain, eye, ear, and a voice for success. The leadership brain understands what's required to win. It can select talent, devise a winning strategy, and organize process and players. The leadership eye envisions success. It creates a blueprint or image of winning. The leadership ear hears "what ...

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