The ideas will help reduce conflict in the workplace and immediately improve morale.
You don’t need to be a leader to read this book.
Check out the book only if you want to think about the importance of WHY you do the things you do and the impact on your future .
Simon Sinek has a simple but powerful model for inspirational leadership all starting with a golden circle and the question “Why?”
His examples include Apple, Martin Luther King, and the Wright brothers.
In 2009, Simon Sinek released the book “Start With Why” — a synopsis of the theory he has begun using to teach others how to become effective leaders and inspire change.
Here are some key points that “spoke” to me.
- People don’t buy WHAT you do but WHY you do it.
- WHY is a belief that is consistent with your values.
- Trust emerges when another person or company is driven by things other than their own self gain.
- When you share the same values with others you will earn their trust.
- The role of a great leader is to create an environment where great ideas can happen.
Steve Jobs did not come up with the ideas for the ipod…others in the company did.
- Great leaders serve those who serve them.
Costko takes care of their employees and the results are reciprocal.
My WHY is that I get to inspire others to do things to make their life a bit easier.
I help people have tough conversations so they get a better night’s sleep.
Once I became clear on my WHY it is so much easier to connect with people who want what I offer to them.
Here is a direct quote from Start with Why
“If you believe what we believe and you believe that the things we do can help you, then we are better.
Our goal is to find clients who believe what we believe and work together so that we can all succeed.
We’re looking for people to stand shoulder to shoulder with us in pursuit of the same goal”
As some of you know I have launched a new FREE communicate with impact assessment which includes a 15 minute phone evaluation. I decided to do this to introduce the new on Demand E-Course, Communicate with Impact. I realize that not every client will be interested in the assessment or course. This is a good thing. I also realize that the clients who see the value for their professional growth and their team will take the assessment and tell others about the E-Course.
Click here if you want to take the FREE Communication Assessment.
Once you take it, we can set up a time for a 15 minute phone evaluation where you will get a personalized action plan.
I have a few of questions for you…
- Are you very specific on the reasons why you do what you do?
- Do you communicate your WHY to your clients or prospects?
- Do you market to the right clients?
Feel free to send me your answers to these questions.
I will respond and give you some ideas on how you can become as specific as possible.
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