The problem in business is we have lopsided metrics. We have a million-and-one metrics to measure someone’s performance, and negligible to no metrics to measure someone’s trustworthiness.
A must watch – especially if you’re a millennial – on millennials, leadership, addiction, instant gratification, etc.:
Simon is a great and very inspiring speaker. You should also check out his Why Leaders Eat Last
In this in-depth talk, ethnographer and leadership expert Simon Sinek reveals the hidden dynamics that inspire leadership and trust. In biological terms, leaders get the first pick of food and other spoils, but at a cost. When danger is present, the group expects the leader to mitigate all threats even at the expense of their personal well-being. Understanding this deep-seated expectation is the key difference between someone who is just an “authority” versus a true “leader.”
Great talk. Best I’ve seen a while.