Four Things Great Leaders Do

According to research provided by HBR, there are four things the most successful leaders do.

Amazing facts in this video:

  • 50-60% of leaders fail within the first 18 months
  • 61% – of leaders were not prepared
  • 76% – of leaders said that the organization did little to nothing to prepare them for leadership

Ron Carucci shares that there are four things successful leaders master versus the also-rans

  1. Breadth
  2. Context
  3. Choice
  4. Connection

These four areas dovetail well into what I build with my clients to create a healthy and thriving organization illustrated by the framework illustrated below.

Enjoy the video!

If you are unable to see the video on HBR, try here.

For related research on this topic, please take a look at the following books from Morten Hansen (co-author Great by Choice):

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Bill  – Multi-certified Growth Coach, Certified in NeuroLeadership, Predictive Index Certified Partner
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Published by Bill Flynn

Gazelles Member Advisor and early stage startup specialist with a proven track record with 16 Boston-based startups (9 to date with 5 successful outcomes, advisor to 7 others); SMB to Fortune 500 companies. 20+ years of Senior Sales, Marketing and GM experience in industries including mobile advertising, security, digital advertising, e-commerce and IT. Core Competencies: Player/Coach, Metrics-driven, Execution-based philosophy, Life-long learner

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