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How To Be A Leader That Inspires People To Change - Darius Foroux

How to set the right example

  • Expect from others what you expect from yourself. Never ask for something you're not doing.
  • When things go wrong, try to stay calm. Life is nothing but a series of solved problems. 
  • When you screw up, admit it. There’s no place for your ego.
  • Be clear about your values and rules. People must take you seriously.
  • Respect others and don’t try to change them. It’s impossible to change people. You can only change yourself. 

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Leadership is about ownership

The most fundamental and important truth at the heart of Extreme Ownership: there are no bad teams, only bad leaders.” - Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, Extreme Ownership

You can only lead by example. There’s no other effective way to inspire people. 

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    Leo Tolstoy

    “Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.”

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    About change

    Organizations don’t change. People change. Many companies move to change systems and structures and create new policies and processes but fail to address the underlying mind-sets and capabilities of the people who will execute it.

    A new strategy will fall short of its potential if they fail to address the mental attitude because people on the ground tend to continue to behave as they did before.

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    Companies that only look outward in the process of organizational change, and dismiss individual learning and adaptation make two common mistakes:

    • They focus solely on business outcomes and fail to appreciate that people will have to adapt to implement it.
    • They focus too much on developing skills. 

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