The Truth Hurts

Top ten secrets of highly effective leaders

Written on a napkin at a restaurant while traveling a few months ago, the top ten secrets of highly effective leaders:

  1. read a lot
  2. show up early
  3. stay late
  4. laugh
  5. go the extra inch
  6. see the future
  7. okay with gray
  8. fear less (fearless)
  9. fearful (of mediocrity, of complacency, of competition)
  10. they teach
  11. they add value (more than expected)
  12. their workday begins the night before
  13. they’d do it (lead) for free