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25 Rules For Leaders

Posted by iBlog on August 9, 2007

1. Audit Your Company Cultures
“Companies don’t have one culture. They have as many as they have supervisors or managers. You want to build a strong culture? Hold every manager accountable for the culture that he or she builds.”
Marcus Buckingham, coauthor of First, Break All the Rules and Now, Discover Your Strengths

2. Informed People Don’t Fear Change
“People are not afraid of change. They fear the unknown.”
Dick Brown, chairman and CEO of EDS

3. Beware “Aspirational Accounting”
“Enron has changed things significantly. You used to be able to buy a company, account for it in bizarre ways, and make money on the sale. That world is over.”
Nolan Bushnell, founder, chairman, and CEO of uWink Inc.

4. Empower Your People — Turn Them Loose
“Freedom is the greatest when the ground rules are clear. Chalk out the playing field and say, Within those lines, make any decisions you need.”
Dick Brown, chairman and CEO of EDS

5. Prevent Erosion of Human Assets
“We are systematically depreciating our human capital. For most people, the first year with the company is the best. It’s downhill from there.”
Marcus Buckingham, coauthor of First, Break All the Rules and Now

Read the full article in FastCompany.com

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