How can 2.5% get you a tremendous return, even in a downturn?
When the stock market is down, what do you do? You buy low – so that down the road you can sell high. It’s an adage successful investors employ to amass their fortunes. You buy when things are on sale.
Information is everywhere. You can find out how to do pretty much anything from Siri or by banging away on Google or YouTube. Knowledge isn’t power – it’s potential power. How we use that knowledge is far more important than having it.
The world has done a wonderful job making leadership more complex than it needs to be. You’ve been taught to fill your head with more content, models and skills, when you’ve likely stepped over some of the most important aspects of what makes a great leader.
More than $350 billion is spent globally on employee training and development. Despite all of this spending, close to 75% of organizations feel they have poor leadership pipelines, a concerning lack of engagement and are battling not only to attract top talent, but to keep the talent they have.
Seth Godin recently wrote a blog post titled, Pole vaulting on Jupiter. The gravity on Jupiter is two and half times greater than earth. So, if you take a great pole vaulter and place them in that environment, they won’t perform well.