You want positive deviations whether they are evolutionary, revolutionary, unintentional or deliberate.
Disrupters, rebels, challengers, deviants, and the like are crucial for population, organization and team survival over time.
This is my 500th article for Forbes.
Doing whatever is required to provide the best experience for customers
It’s about delivering things in an orderly and safe way.
It’s about ensuring reliability
Build a culture like this to unleash creativity and invention
Self-focused leaders prefer to negotiate to maximize their outcomes. Other-focused leaders care more about helping others.
Those earning regular compensation are most prone to fit risks. Those earning variable compensation are most exposed to delivery risk. Those looking for equity appreciation are most exposed to changes down the road.
The problem is that CEOs see themselves as general managers. True. Their #1 job is to own the vision and the values, and the strategic, organizational and operating processes.