The Dalai Lama offers surprising advice for leaders who worry about becoming too self-centered. His Holiness actually doesn’t see self-regard as entirely bad. “We need to be somewhat self-centered in order to succeed in life,” he says.
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What’s the single most important skill that a leader needs to run a big organization? Empathy. At least that’s what Jeremy Darroch thinks. He’s the CEO of Sky, a London-based satellite broadcasting and media company.
It’s tempting to frame lots of things as the silver bullet. But with enough thought and study, you can identify a concept called “controlling insight” as that one thing.
Tenured, experienced and high-performing teammates can decide they are simply “too good” to complete certain duties. To encourage a prima donna to chip in, follow this strategy.