Stories are a powerful mechanism for teaching or strengthening a company culture, but what about those tales that have outlived their value?
Most organizations are echo chambers. When a leader is venting his/her anger, frustrations, or words laced with venom in a meeting, they do not die quietly. They reverberate from person to person, causing a much bigger impact than one might think.
The mind is wired to go towards its focus, so where you and your team put your focus is everything; it determines where your energy goes, the beliefs you’ll create, and the actions you’ll take.
Loyola University Chicago had a two-percent chance of making the NCAA Men’s College Basketball’s main stage: The Final Four. And they did it, and it wasn’t luck.
From the classroom to the boardroom, the influence a leader has in the workplace isn’t just granted, it’s earned by doing this one important thing.