Leadership-Humility and Will

Modesty shunning public adulation never boastful

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Unformatted text preview: compelling modesty, shunning public adulation; never boastful Creates superb results, a clear catalyst in the transition from good to great Acts with quiet, calm determination; relies principally on inspired standards, not inspiring charisma, to motivate Demonstrates an unwavering resolve to do whatever must be done to produce the best long-term results, no matter how difficult Channels ambition into the organization, not the self; sets up successors for even more greatness in the next generation Sets the standard of building an enduring great organization; will settle for nothing else Looks in the mirror,not out the window, to apportion responsibility for poor results, never blaming other people, external factors, or bad luck Looks out the window, not in the mirror, to apportion credit for the success of the organization – t other people, external factors, and good luck An Unwavering Resolve An Besides extreme humility, Level 5 leaders also display tremendous professional will They possess inspired standards, cannot stand mediocrity in any form, and utterly intolerant of anyone who accept the idea that good is good enough Succession Planning Succession Level 5 leaders have ambition not for themselves but for their organizations They routinely select superb successors They want to see their organizations become even more successful in the next generation Comfortable with the idea that most people won’t even know that the roots of that succes...
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