Join John Ullmen for an in-depth discussion in this video Next steps, part of Executive Leadership.
- The famous orchestra conductor Benjamin Zander…said when he was 45 years old, after conducting for…20 years he suddenly had a realization.…The conductor of an orchestra is the one person…who doesn't make a sound.…He depends for his power on the ability to…make other people powerful.…Zander says it was totally life-changing.…He realized his job, his mission as a leader,…was to awaken possibility in other people.…People in his orchestra came up to him and asked,…"Ben, you're different. What happened to you?"…What happened was a defining moment for him…and an invitation for all executive leaders,…because they're in the same position.…
They don't make the music.…They serve the people who do.…The heart of executive leadership is…in two words, serving others.…If you've come this far in the program,…I know that a commitment to serve is important to you.…When I work with senior leaders we zero in on…where their commitment to serve comes from.…And their real life experience just like Zander did.…It's unique for everyone.…
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- The four disciplines of executive leadership
- Thinking strategically
- Creating shared purpose
- Inspiring confidence—even under pressure
- Motivating and communicating
- Establishing priorities and focus
- Leading change
- Developing yourself