Please find below high ranking attributes of the Six Pillars Essential for Leading Your Enterprise.
1. LEADING ONESELF
Am I aware of the value of Emotional Intelligence for career success?
“Emotional Intelligence is catalytic for whatever other abilities we have; it allows us to make best use of them,” Daniel Goleman speaking at Google. “Whatever Emotional Intelligence contributes to success, it matters more per unit than IQ.”
2. DRIVING THE VALUE PROPOSITION OF OUR ENTERPRISE
Do I genuinely know what our customers value and am I improving how we deliver value in these areas?
3. UNDERSTANDING CORPORATE FINANCE | LEADING OUR ORGANIZATION TOWARD GREATER FINANCIAL SUCCESS
Do I understand what financially successful enterprises look like? Am I helping drive our organization toward these frameworks?
A Key Ratio – After-tax profit margins for Leading Publicly Held Companies currently considered successful:
Walmart – 3.6%
Tyson Foods – 2.3%
J.B. Hunt Transport – 16.3%
Apple – 21.6%
Google – 21.5%
Cerner – 13.7%
Amazon – 0.36%
4. PEOPLE & LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Do I lead my organization so that we can bring the very best out in our co-workers?
Example: I do all I can do to create an open, trusting, non-defensive & non-political environment. (Taught to all of us by the founder of the CEO Forum, Sir Jim Myers!)
5. BUILDING / STRENGTHENING THE CULTURE OF OUR ENTERPRISE
Has our organization defined the three to eight principles or beliefs that others can depend every person in our organization to follow?
“Culture trumps strategy every time,” Jeffrey K. Schomburger, President, Global WalMart Team, Procter & Gamble.
6. STRATEGIC THINKING AND PLANNING
Does every team member in my organization know our goals and know precisely his or her role in achieving these goals?
“Winning companies have simple goals with clear targets and strong follow-through. All team members know what to do about the goals and they execute precisely,” learned from Donnie Smith during presentation at The Summit who learned from Stephen Covey and Bob Whitman, Predictable Results in Unpredictable Times.
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