6 Principles of Intent-Based Leadership
Principle 1. Our objective is to achieve greatness, not avoid errors.
Principle 2. In order to achieve greatness, we need people to think.
Principle 3. For people to think, leaders must give control, not take control.
Principle 4. To ensure successful distribution of control, the two supporting pillars of technical competence and organizational clarity are needed.
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Principle 5. Change environment, not people.
Principle 6. Act our way to new thinking, not think our way to new action.
Intent-Based Leadership organizations create an environment for people to contribute so that they feel valued. They set clear goals so their people know how their role contributes and adds value. They push control and decision making down the organization so people take responsibility and rise to the occasion. They maintain unity of effort by ensuring the supporting pillars of technical competence and organizational clarity are in place.
As a result, they achieve:
Intent-Based Leadership starts with rejecting the idea that leadership is for the select few at the top and instead embracing in highly effective organizations, there are leaders at every level. This method of leadership is based on empowerment, not ego, and process, not personality.
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