Leader is one who instills purposes, not one who controls by brute force. A leader strengthens as inspires the followers to accomplish shared goals. Leaders shape the organization’s values, promote the organizations values, protect the organizations values, and exemplify the organization’s values.
Leaders and followers raise one another to higher levels of motivation and morality…..Leadership becomes moral in that it rises the level of human conduct and ethical aspiration of both the leader and the led, and thus has a transforming effect on both
Some one who can take a group of people to a place they do not think they can go””Leadership is we, not me; mission, not my show; vision, not division; and community, not domicile
An organization‘s senior leaders should set directions and create customer focus, clear and visible values, and high expectations. The directions, values, and expectations should balance the needs of all your stakeholders. Your leaders should ensure the creation of strategies, systems and methods for achieving excellence, stimulating innovation, and building knowledge and capabilities
The values and strategies should help guide all activities and decisions of your organization. Senior leaders should inspire and motivate your entire workforce and should encourage all employees to contribute, to develop and learn, to be innovative and be creative.
They Give priority attention to customers and their needs. They empower rather then control and subordinate. They emphasize improvement rather than maintenance. They emphasize prevention. They encourage collaboration rather than competition. They train and couch rather than direct and supervise
They learn from problems. They continually try to improve communications. They continually demonstrate their commitment to quality. They choose suppliers on the basis of quality. They establish organizational systems to support quality effort. They encourage and recognize team effort.
Habit 1: Be proactive. Habit 2: Begin with end in mind. Habit 3: Put first things first. Habit 4: Think win win Habit 5: Seek first to understand, then to be understood. Habit 6: Synergy. Habit 7: Sharpen the saw (Renewal)
Create and publish the aims and purposes of the organization Learn the new philosophy Understand the purpose of inspection Stop awarding business based on price alone. Improve constantly and forever the System Institute training Teach and institute leadership
Drive out fear,create trust,and create a climate for innovation Optimize the efforts of teams,groups,and staff areas Eliminate exhortations for the work force Eliminate numerical quotas for the work force Eliminate management by objectives Remove barriers to pride of workmanship Encourage education and self-improvement for all Take action to accomplish the transformation.