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One of the myths of a high-performance director is that the time you spend in the boardroom is the beginning and end of your role as a director.
Times are tough, but that’s when real leaders put their heads together, get to work, and lead. This is no time for excuses.
What does it mean to be a high-performance director? If you want to scale your business, you need the skills that come with this level of responsibility.
As the epitome of a Calibrator, Marissa Mayer is meticulously focused on building a better system — a standout of her achievements at Google. However, her challenges at Yahoo highlight what happens when a Calibrator is left unchecked by a balanced team — trying to solve people and culture issues with rules and systems.
When you are both a shareholder and a manager of a company, it is all too easy to forget that, as a director, you have a responsibility to deliver returns and create value for your shareholders.
Predict and track your business’s future performance. Here’s how.
Growing, accumulating and developing assets and resources is the core contribution of the Cultivator leadership personality.
High energy leaders are often balanced by a more grounded and supportive personality, like the foundation of a team, the Custodian.
Leaders who are Connectors inspire and sustain the natural energies of their teams.
Champion personalities inspire organisations and customers to follow them anywhere.
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