INSTANT MBA: Forget About Being Passionate, Make Sure You Can Deliver

Les McKeown

Today’s lesson comes from Les McKeown, author of “Predictable Success”:

“Soaring oratory in a difficult time can help raise morale, but it actually means something only if you have an effective strategy and world-class execution to back it up.

The passion-driven leader may be pretty to watch, but selling people on the concept that passion means everything for business success? No thanks. I’ll take competence — even mercenary competence — every time.”


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