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Happiness does not arise from the achievement of a given purpose, but from the sense of purpose itself.
The Happiness Hypothesis
What do the best leaders do to help their organizations survive and thrive?
Why do teams
The Six Secrets of Change
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team
Theory X Assumptions
Theory Y Assumptions
Create emotional value, experiential value, social value, and financial value.
No stakeholder is
more important than
Only 14% of organizations had an “enthusiastic workforce”.
(3/4 of employees rating the company high on all three dimensions)
2. Connect Peers with Purpose
Beware of Groupthink
A type of thought exhibited by group members who try to minimize conflict and reach consensus without critically testing, analyzing, and evaluating ideas.
Ideal Conflict Point
Commitment is about a group of intelligent, driven individuals buying into a decision precisely when they don’t naturally agree. In other words, it’s the ability to defy a lack of consensus.
What is meant by transparency?
Accountability is the willingness of team members to remind one another when they are not living up to the performance standards of the group. (aka Entering the Danger)
Probably the two greatest failures of leaders are indecisiveness in times of urgent need for action and dead certainty that they are right in times of complexity.