More Gravy from The Global Leadership Summit

Quotes and concepts from speakers at The Global Leadership Summit:

Craig Groeschel:

  1. If you’re not dead you’re not done.
  2. Don’t fear the new generation, believe in them because they need you.
  3. Delegating tasks creates followers. Delegating authority creates leaders.
  4. Authenticity trumps cool.
  5. Young leaders grossly overestimate what they can do in the short-run and underestimate what can be done in the long-run.
  6. Honor publicly results in influence privately.
  7. Giving people honor helps them become honorable.
  8. Respect is earned. Honor is given.
  9. Create ongoing feedback loops from those who are older and younger.
  10. Don’t copy what others do. Copy how they think.
  11. How many 16 year olds can write a book? Those who’ve been told they can.

Patrick Lencioni:

Six questions that create clarity:

  1. Why do we exist? (Reason for existence)
  2. How do we behave? (Values)
  3. What do we do?
  4. How will we succeed? (Strategy)
  5. What is most important, right now? (Priorities)
  6. Who must do what? (Execution)

More from Lencioni:

  1. If an organization is tolerant of everything, it will stand for nothing.
  2. All things to all people is nothing to no one.
  3. Core values question one, “What are you willing to get punished for?”
  4. Core values question two, “What are you willing to do even if you don’t get rewarded?”

William Ury:

  1. The greatest power in negotiation is not to react.
  2. The goal isn’t the elimination of conflict.
  3. Focus on people. Separate people from the problem.
  4. Be soft on the people and hard on the problem.
  5. The harder the problem the softer on people.
  6. How could you change someone’s mind if you don’t know what’s in their mind?

What’s one of your favorite highlights? Why?