Joe and Wanda on Management

Joe Kerr and Wanda B. Goode, two characters from Nick McCormick’s book, “Lead Well and Prosper,” dispense their management wisdom

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Month: May, 2014

The “I’s” Don’t Have It

2 May, 2014 (00:07) | Leadership, Management, Servant Leadersip | By: Administrator

In his book, Grounded: How Leaders Stay Rooted in an Uncertain World, Bob Rosen quotes from a book written by Bill George, Peter Sims, and David Gergen called True North: Discover Your Authentic Leadership.

People who use more “I” words (I, me, mine) in daily conversation have a higher risk of dying from heart disease. Such language is a better predictor of mortality than blood pressure or cholesterol.

Thoughts Joe and Wanda?

Joe Kerr: I gotta die of something!

Wanda B. Goode: Sounds like good news to me. If we remember that “it’s not all about us” we’ll be good leaders and we may live longer.

Here are a couple of related posts

Leadership Traits – Unselfishness
There is no I in Team
Servant Leadership, Gaining Your Team’s Commitment