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Sebastien Sasseville Athlete | Change Management and Leadership Expert | Author
The Leader at the Back of the Room
Christoph Stolle is the head of the Latin American region for Grünenthal. This pharmaceutical operates in the therapeutic field of pain and has sales of $2 billion per year. During the preparatory meeting prior to my keynote speech for his top 100 managers, we were discussing the challenges facing the company.
“Just out of curiosity, could you tell me why you love your job so much?”
Today, I help leaders and their companies take the next step to build cultures of commitment and avoid unintentional complacency. Recently, during a preparatory meeting for a motivational talk, a client told me: “All I'm asking is that all team members take just one little step forward, and that they do it every day.”
THE MAGIC IS IN THE EXECUTION, NOT THE STRATEGY
Anyone with a pen and paper can pitch a strategy. In sports as in business, it's the execution that really counts. I was recently reminded of this, the hard way, during my seventh Ironman triathlon. The lessons learned are useful to pass on to our businesses, so here they are.