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Bret L. Simmons, Ph.D.
Ecsell Summit
April 15, 2014
Excellence
Matters
Excellence matters via @drbret at @EcSellInstitute
coaching summit #ecsell
www.bretlsimmons.com
http://www.slideshare.net/BretLSimmons
In the next 90 minutes
• Excellence exercise
• Behaviors you should scale
• Scaling principles
• Leadership suggestion
• C...
Individual
Excellence:
1. What is it?
2. How do you get
it?
Organizational
Excellence:
1. What is it?
2. How do you get
it?
Make Excellence the New Normal
Reciprocity Style
Taker, Matcher, or Giver
Takers view success as attaining
results that are superior to others
Matchers see success in terms of balancing
individual accomplishments with fairness to
others
Givers characterize success as
individual achievements that have a
positive impact on others
How you give determines if
you will achieve long term
success or languish at the
bottom
Concern for Other’s
Interests
LOW HIGH
Concern
for
Self-
Interest
LOW Apathetic Selfless:
Self-
sacrificing
givers
HIGH Se...
Relationships
Motivation
Learning
Ground war, not an air
war
I own the place, and the
place owns me
Accountability
• Two principles
– Always starts with you:
performance, caring, expectations, encourage
and enable others
–...
Bad is stronger than good
Nip it in the bud
• Personal responsibility
• Compassionate hardass
Get rid of the bad apples
Best leaders and teams act quickly and
decisively to remove destructive
characters when lesser m...
Plumbing before poetry
Adequacy before
excellence
Guilt prone leaders
• Display concern for others
• Strong sense of personal responsibility
• Put the greater good ahead of...
What commitment are you
willing to make?
Questions?
Ecsell Summit 2014: Excellence Matters
Ecsell Summit 2014: Excellence Matters
Ecsell Summit 2014: Excellence Matters
Ecsell Summit 2014: Excellence Matters
Ecsell Summit 2014: Excellence Matters
Ecsell Summit 2014: Excellence Matters
Ecsell Summit 2014: Excellence Matters
Ecsell Summit 2014: Excellence Matters
Ecsell Summit 2014: Excellence Matters
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  1. 1. Bret L. Simmons, Ph.D. Ecsell Summit April 15, 2014 Excellence Matters
  2. 2. Excellence matters via @drbret at @EcSellInstitute coaching summit #ecsell
  3. 3. www.bretlsimmons.com http://www.slideshare.net/BretLSimmons
  4. 4. In the next 90 minutes • Excellence exercise • Behaviors you should scale • Scaling principles • Leadership suggestion • Commitment
  5. 5. Individual Excellence: 1. What is it? 2. How do you get it?
  6. 6. Organizational Excellence: 1. What is it? 2. How do you get it?
  7. 7. Make Excellence the New Normal
  8. 8. Reciprocity Style Taker, Matcher, or Giver
  9. 9. Takers view success as attaining results that are superior to others
  10. 10. Matchers see success in terms of balancing individual accomplishments with fairness to others
  11. 11. Givers characterize success as individual achievements that have a positive impact on others
  12. 12. How you give determines if you will achieve long term success or languish at the bottom
  13. 13. Concern for Other’s Interests LOW HIGH Concern for Self- Interest LOW Apathetic Selfless: Self- sacrificing givers HIGH Selfish: Takers Otherish: Successful Givers
  14. 14. Relationships Motivation Learning
  15. 15. Ground war, not an air war
  16. 16. I own the place, and the place owns me
  17. 17. Accountability • Two principles – Always starts with you: performance, caring, expectations, encourage and enable others – When you look at others, look for solutions rather than blame • Don’t look the other way when it matters
  18. 18. Bad is stronger than good
  19. 19. Nip it in the bud • Personal responsibility • Compassionate hardass
  20. 20. Get rid of the bad apples Best leaders and teams act quickly and decisively to remove destructive characters when lesser measures fail
  21. 21. Plumbing before poetry
  22. 22. Adequacy before excellence
  23. 23. Guilt prone leaders • Display concern for others • Strong sense of personal responsibility • Put the greater good ahead of their personal goals and glory • Take preventive measures to avoid future mistakes and steps to repair damage done by past errors
  24. 24. What commitment are you willing to make?
  25. 25. Questions?
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