To focus on the big picture & focus on the long term is usually the first step to succeed, whether to develop Level Five leadership or become an exceptional CEO.
Most people understand technical part– being on the right track and industrial insights, but miss another one– a healthy Ego, one of whose reflection is Humility. Unless they can naturally focus on the big picture, leaders may be able to tell an ass kisser from a praiser but choose the ass kisser to satisfy their Ego and get back fired. These behaviors often are secondary to an unhealthy Ego.
In addition to the big picture, it is also essential to focus on the long term, which can be challenging when disruptions and changes can emerge from any direction as the new needs can throw leaders out of their comfort zone. It can be harder to focus on the big picture and focus on the long term in the storm. Strategies, culture, innovation, conflicts, team, etc. can cause leaders miss the big picture in the long term. Here are some live stories.
Are focusing on the big picture and focusing on the Long Term behaviors? Yes, both need solid underlying structures. Read more if “behavior alone cannot build a level 5 leader.”
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