Secret Sauce Sunday: One Secret From Five World Class Leaders

Sunday Secret Sauce: A Secret of Five World Class Leaders

Most of the words that come into your ears have little impact on your life. But I am still inspired by the words I heard six years ago. It was in 2011.

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Five Chiefs:

Jay Elliot former Sr. V.P. at Apple, said, "Great people are tough on themselves. My job is to encourage them. When I asked Elliot what others saw in him, he talked about execution, connection, and communication. So he laughed and said, "It does not hurt that I have 6". "
Harry Kramer Former CEO of Baxter, said:" I want to make a difference in my life by treating others with respect and never focusing on my own needs before the goals of my team or the

Jim Parker Former CEO of Southwest Airlines, could not stop telling stories about the people of Southwest. (He was CEO during the 11 / 9.)

Frances Hesselbein Recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, tells stories about the most influential person in his life, his grandmother.
[1949] 59011] Doug Conant Former CEO of Campbell's Soup, invited me to lunch and openly shared his passion for being helpful. The simple question, "How can I help?" Central to his leadership. By the way, Doug said I'm taller in real life and I told him that he was more handsome.

A Secret: Humility

The secret sauce I see in these chefs is humility.

Humility increases the influence and increases the impact.

Think of humility as a practice. Sometimes you feel it. Sometimes you practice it.

12 ways to practice humility today.

Turn to the outside. Celebrate others.
Actively seek and act on comments.
Tell people what you are learning.
Honor the people who influence you.
Allow others to do what you do.
Focus on giving.
Recognize weaknesses and weaknesses while still reaching high.
Building relationships.
Bring compassion / empathy to the challenge.
Say thank you."
Laugh at you.

Tip: Use these practices as guides for hiring and topics for one to one.

How could leaders practice humility?

Bonus: 15 Ways to Know If Someone Is Arrogant or Humble


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