5th Way of Thinking

The 5th Way of Thinking is “Thinks outside of the pyramid to share power and spread leadership, authority, and responsibility throughout the organization.”  Leaders in balance don’t default to the organizational hierarchy for each decision.  Instead, a Leader in Balance is fluid depending on the situation and looks to the network of influence, power and learning to decide the most effective person or people to make decisions.  … Read More

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4th Way of Thinking

The 4th Way of Thinking in our book is “Understands collaboration must have a business purpose.”  We often hear the statement that managers should “manage by walking around.”  Our clearer version of this suggestion is to manage by walking around with something to say.  We believe that collaboration should be pragmatic and that leaders should have a specific business purpose … Read More

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3rd Way of Thinking

Our 3rd Way of Thinking is “motivated by a higher purpose – a mission – and believes that mission drives the numbers”.  We believe a leader in balance strives to focus attention away from peoples’ personal interests and onto the organization’s purpose, mission and values.  This can lead to long term thinking as opposed to a focus on just the … Read More

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