For those in upper management or the “inner circle” of any organization, there is an increased need to recognize that one is always Leading by Example.
This requires excellent Communication Skills, a highly developed set of Emotional Intelligence skills, and an ability to attend to both “the Big Picture” and “the Bottom Line.”
Organizational Advancement involves cultivating a workplace culture that is both highly successful AND fulfilling to be a part of, for all those involved – from the highest levels of management to the those who are shouldering the day-to-day production. A focus on Effectiveness (over Efficiency) helps develop the fullest potential of personnel and embraces the understanding that people are the most important asset of any enterprise.
For those at the highest levels of leadership, it’s also important to continually seek the optimal balance between an “evolving system” and a “well-oiled machine.” Riding that balance – in order to stay viable as an organization, and continue to expand and move forward in the sea of ever-changing economic conditions – fosters flexibility, innovation, and continuous adaptation as an organizational culture, as well as employee commitment, loyalty and longevity.
Eliciting and Demonstrating Peak Performance requires Accountability and Support, a Consensus Vision and Decisive Leadership – from above, from below, and at all levels in-between.
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