How To Succeed With The Four Group Of People You will Meet At The Top Of Leadership
On your way to the top, you are most likely going to meet the four group of people whose actions have been described below. If you must remain at the top, you must learn how to succeed by getting the best from your relationship with them.
- The Wrong Person with the Wrong Action. In selection and placement of individuals to perform a set of actions, you as the leader should avoid choosing the wrong person and placing him/her in a position of influence and authority. The Wrong person with the wrong action will result in decrement. When the wrong person makes and implement wrong decisions/actions, the business activity will regress and collapse. Nothing ever goes right when the wrong person is in charge of affairs, doing the wrong things.
- The Wrong Person with the Right Action. Leadership thrives through teamwork. Sometimes a wrong person without the required competences may act rightly either based on advice or by copying what works in other locations. The wrong person with the right action will result in frustration. A wrong person even with the right action will smear the entire system with frustration as the needed attitude to lift team performance will be lacking. Any leader who wants to get to the top and remain there must avoid travelling with the wrong person who may act rightly intermittently. Due to the wrong orientation and knowledge of what to do, the individual becomes frustrated as the initiatives never produces the intended results and frustration sets in
- The Right Person with the Wrong Action. There is a strong need of vision and action alignment in a team for success to happen. When a leader works with competent individuals who takes wrong and uncoordinated actions, the team performance is bound to be woeful. The right person with the wrong action will result in confusion. Team members who have the right orientation and competences but with the wrong action will create confusion as their personal competences will not properly align with the pre-planned results. Their efforts will turn out to naught as their actions will result in total confusion and chaos
- The Right Person with the Right Action. This is what every leader craves for – individuals with the right competences and who consistently does what is right. The right person with the right action will result in exponential growth. They look for the right person with the right set of actions that will give exponential results through consistent performance. Getting individuals with the right orientation, implementing the right actions may be rare but they are the game changers in any organization. The secret of getting to the top and remaining there is getting a team that approximates this behavior in all their actions. Every leader must be on the look out for these individuals and recruit them, for continuous success.
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