Tag: simon sinek
Why do you do what you do?
When I work on a new spreadsheet build I’ll throw on a TED Talk or speech in the background. This week I reheard a classic by Simon Sinek – a primer for his book of the same name: “Start with Why.” This may be the twelfth time I’ve heard it and I enjoy it as…
“I Intend To”
Bureaucracy is a bitch
School Shootings about Loneliness? Can We Help?
I recall hearing ages ago that rape isn’t about sex, it’s about power. At first it seems counter-intuitive, but then quickly makes sense. The horrible people committing these acts are attempting to gain something they lack – power. Simon Sinek (Who I’ve written about often) says in the clip below that school shootings are a…
To write a better Mission Statement, have a better mission.
For the last year we’ve been discussing our Mission and who we want to be as a team. What’s the imprint of our collective souls and what words do we want to live by, faithfully? It’s not an easy question and it’s taken us the better part of a year, with regular meetings, to arrive…
Sift Media has the right culture
While checking out the best of Slideshare 2014, I came across this gem. For anyone reading my blog, or anyone that knows me, this perfectly encapsulates my thinking on Company Culture and what it should be. Give it a quick run through and I think you’ll fall in love with it.
Simon Sinek – Your job is to take care of your team.
Great video of Simon Sinek talking about the Circle of Safety – why we should take care of one another and why it’s a leaders highest obligation to make sure that they take care of their team. It’s a shame I missed this as it was filmed in downtown Gainesville.
What all Great Leaders Do…
Simon Sinek gives about the best description I’ve ever seen on the powerful effects of Trust. I really don’t want to say too much here, best just to take a little while to listen to this while you’re typing and soak it in.