TAKE CONTINUOUS ACTION
Be proactive. Take straightforward, consistent actions. Display vertical leadership and horizontal cooperation.
HAVE VIGOROUS DISCUSSIONS
Engage in extensive authentic discussions, listening to learn. Face-to-face discussions provide the most meaningful outcomes. Be the “nail that sticks out” in order to drive toward a more robust solution. Accept and value differences of each
MAKE COURAGEOUS DECISIONS
Utilize the San-gen principle. Make a decision and revise the strategy in the course of implementation. Hold yourself and others accountable to commitments, seeking to optimize the whole.
Embrace diversity. Be kind and compassionate. Manage disagreements in such a way that personalities do not hinder good decisions. Create an inclusive culture where everyone can feel heard, valued and have a sense of belonging.
Always respect others. Be genuinely moved by others’ situation. Take an interest in others. See an individual’s good qualities first, assume positive intent. Do not reproach people for forward-looking mistakes.
Talent development of individuals/teams is a leader’s most important mission. Provide a safe environment for all to learn, participate and innovate. People achieve growth by taking on stretch assignments and being pushed beyond what they expect
they can achieve. Take an interest in the career aspirations of the members of your team.
PRESENT A VISION
Think strategically, with a foundation of a healthy sense of crisis. Inspire others with a greater sense of purpose in pursuit of the organization’s dreams and aspirations.
FAST & FLAT DECISION MAKING
Get input from all critical groups/individuals utilizing the 60/40 principle. If a critical mass exists, move forward. If not, the leader makes the call. Once the decision is made, act and speak as one.