The current business environment requires
an energized, energizing leader.
goal was to make
GE "the world's
most competitive enterprise." He knew that the current business environment
requires an energized, energizing
leader: "You've got to be live action all
day. And you've got to be able to
energize others. Your cannot be this thoughtful, in-the-corner-office
guru. You cannot be a moderate, balanced, thoughtful, careful articulator of
policy. You've got to be on the lunatic fringe."
Let people know how their efforts are helping your organization. The
people who help you perform your job would be more
motivated if they
knew the bigger picture, how their efforts help the organization
achieve its goals, and that you truly appreciate their efforts.