The prospect of achieving and sustaining high business performance is an on-going challenge for most company leaders. While, boards of directors are increasingly taking an interest in value creation, many well-resourced companies, some dominant in their sector, deliver mediocre performances year after year. In contrast, other less well resourced companies seem to do better. Why is this? What makes the difference?
Simon Sinek, the guy behind the golden circles illustration, has an answer worth considering. Check this out:
What can boards of directors, trustees and chief executives learn from this clip?
Ultimately, leadership becomes great (and high performance more likely) if and when these two feelings are played out in full: trust and co-operation.
Thoughts on corporate governance, strategy and the craft of board work; our place in the world; and, other things that catch my attention.