Communication! A Radical Philosophy for Life's #1 Problem, by Lee Thayer
How Executives Fail: 25 Surefire Recipes for Sabatoging Your Career, by Lee Thayer
Leadership: Thinking, Being, Doing (New and Revised Edition), by Lee Thayer
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Recipe #8: How to Get Addicted
Get addicted to your comfort zone, to the fact that you’re always right, and to those who can’t, or won’t.
Such addictions will carry you through to the failure you seek ... and deserve.
Posted by Lee Thayer on April 09, 2007 | Permalink
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Cue the workout music ... in your head, of course (for the introductory explanation of this "Mental Aerobics Class" series, see #1).
From the section "Openers: Some Preliminary Stretching Exercises" in Leadership: Thinking, Being, Doing,
The difficulty of making a high-performance organization, of fulfilling any great and worthy cause, has never been over-estimated. It is mediocrity that is easy, not excellence.
High-performance: hard. Mediocrity: easy.
Think on that and share.
Posted by Lee Thayer on April 06, 2007 | Permalink
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Recipe #7: How to Be Tolerant of Those Who Can't ... Or Won't
There are lots of folks who can’t do what needs doing. There are lots of others who simply won’t. These are your allies.
Reward them and you’ve made a mighty contribution to your cause: failing with style.
Posted by Lee Thayer on April 02, 2007 | Permalink
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