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10 leadership lessons

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  • 10 Leadership LessonsI Wish I Had Learned In My 20’sBy Todd Wilms, Social Strategy at SAP
  • The collection of 10 Leadership Lessons is the culmination of 20 yearsin leadership positions at some of the best known brands on theplanet, like eBay/PayPal, Citrix Online, PeopleSoft, and agency GPJ.Todd is the social strategist to help SAP realize its goal of becoming aworld-class social enterprise, where he also speaks around the worldand contributes on Forbes and other popular media platforms.He is currently on the advisory board of Online Marketing Institute andwas previously on the Operating Board of the Northern CaliforniaChapter of the MS Society.Please read the original, accompanying piece on Forbes atwww.forbes.com/sapFor further insight and information, please follow Todd at@toddmwilms or on LinkedIn.The following views expressed are my own and do not reflect those or implyendorsement of SAP or any other organization.
  • © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 3“Focus straight ahead –the other stuff wontmatter”1.
  • © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 4It’s All Personal, Not BusinessYou aren’t in a Michael Douglas* movie. What you say and do impacts people.* Wall Street or any other movie where he plays a corporate jerk.2.
  • © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 5Think Marathon, Not SprintSmarter decisions will be made by thinking of thelong-term strategy, instead of the short-term gain.3.
  • © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 6Find a MentorGet that “go to” person in your life4.
  • © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 7There AreIncredibly SmartPeople Who WillHelp You If YouAsk“You Just Need To Ask”5.
  • © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 86.LeadershipDoesn’t NeedA TitleIt starts with “trust”
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  • © 2013 SAP AG. All rights reserved. 11What Is More Important Is How You Handle The Big Screw-Up8.“Leadership is as much about defeat as it is about success”
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  • BONUS:You can outlast that thing standingbetween you and your goals