In a couple of recent blog posts, we’ve looked at leadership advice from one of the greatest football mangers of all time, Sir Alex Ferguson, as outlined in his book, Leading. There’s a lot that business executives can learn about good leadership from the formation and management of a winning football team, and Sir Ferguson’s insights apply equally to all business types.
For the third and final blog, we’ve got yet more insights on critical values that a good business leader should either already have, or work hard to develop:
1) Less management, more leadership
A manager intimidates, holding the threat of punitive action over their team to keep them in line. It’s an old and ineffective way of doing things. The manager exercises control and authority, but also alienates people Read more