Learn why companies like Google build phenomenal teams within unconventional workplaces and rigid corporate offices stifle innovation and tear apart teams with unnatural structures.
Leaders Eat First
The infographic charts a course for would-be leaders to follow. But it’s not a conventional journey.
No, on the contrary, you will find that traditional corporate practices actually undermine leadership teams.
In 2012, 56% of corporate failures were linked to poor leadership, with 30% of UK employees dissatisfied with their jobs.
Why is this?
Sinek argues that mutual trust is a cornerstone of all successful businesses, and demonstrates how leaders can inspire employees to reach their full potential by fulfilling their side of a fundamental social contract.
Why Some Teams Pull Together and Others Don’t
Unfortunately, too many leaders sacrifice the welfare of employees for personal gain, which results in a demotivated workforce and poor performance.
Clearly, we need better leadership.
Here are a few highlights from the infographic:
- 43% of employers rated their line manager ineffective,
- poor leadership was linked to 56% of business failures,
- 70% of employees are not engaged or actively disengaged in most businesses, and
- we would happily give leaders privilege in exchange for security.
So, here’s the infographic …
Do you sacrifice the welfare of employees for your personal benefit?
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