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The Principles of Generous Leadership

The Principles of Generous Leadership

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The Rules of Leadership Generosity

  • Don't cap compensation. If someone does an amazing job, pay them an amazing amount.
  • Know sugarcoating is lying. Provide honest, specific feedback, even if it's hard to hear.
  • Find poor performers another role or get them out.

Leadership Generosity: The Personal Touch

  • Shine a light on the path forward. Communicate a clear vision that people can grasp and understand.
  • Delegate work and get out of their way. Give them work to do. Let them learn failure and success without handholding.
  • Give them...

Leadership Generosity: Moving Forward

  • Make sitting in on other team meetings normal. Let your team members sit in on other teams' meetings so they can learn more than is required to do their current job.
  • Do not allow people to get stagnant. Always give new nonrepetitive work at increa...

The Bottom Line

Generous leadership is different from paying a high salary, though fair compensation is table stakes. 

Being generous means truly wanting what's in your team's best interests, so in return, you will get what you want and what your business needs: engaged associates who reci...

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