Lessons from Chapter 4 of Odyssey

odyssey coverODYSSEY BY MEREDITH COLEMAN MCGEE
CHAPTER 4 SOMETHING STUDIED

QUOTES & HIGHLIGHTS

Leaders are visionaries, who are both learners and teachers.

Influence is the true measure of leadership.

Effective leaders tend to be low in sentimental attachments and comfortable with criticism.

Sam Walton believed that happy employees meant happy customers and more sales.

The new currency of the Internet Age includes (social capital) which is the collective value of the people we know and what we can do for each other.

More can be accomplished by empowering others than by ruling others.

The relationship between leaders and subordinates is the number one success factor of a firm.

Ray Kroc made a lot of sacrifices after becoming a partner with Dick and Maurice McDonald in 1955. Kroc worked long hours even though he was in his mid-fifties and he withheld his salary for eight years.odyssey cover

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