Why Are You Here?

Peters, Tom
May 2007
Leadership Excellence;May2007, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p3
The author reflects on leading towards excellence. He says that in order to lead successfully, a leader should examine his core values and understand how he is perceived by others. The author suggests that executives should not forget their roles and deliberate on the reasons why they chose such professions and their performance. He also stresses that executives should take little things seriously that matter to their customers.


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