Servant leadership, the concept of putting the people in the organization ahead of the decision-maker’s own interests, can produce especially compelling results. Popeyes Chicken CEO Cheryl Bachelder recently expounded on the benefits of this method.
When an ambitious business strategy ends up going nowhere, it doesn’t matter how well-crafted the plan was. All big ideas are only as good as the execution that puts them into place. The key is to refocus on bottom-up adoption of new strategies to ensure results.
Leading a business means leveraging one’s best qualities and inspiring others to follow along. Achieving this effect can come down to being centered, with situational awareness enabling managers to get strong buy-in from their teams.