Sony’s independent business units quickly became silos when its top management leadership was questioned. Internal politics among executives further exacerbated its stagnation. On the other hand, the fit between Samsung’s strategy in responding to commoditization with speed and its militaristic organization may have contributed to its stellar performance
Believe me, honour is out there. We don’t need to make up stories. There are selfless soldiers, servants and people everywhere around us. Selfless. They are not talking about their good deeds or actions, they are busy doing them. There still are everyday people who live by this principle: do what’s right. Whatever the cost, whatever the sacrifice, just do what is right.
We find time for what’s important to us. Catch yourself the next time you’re about to say, “I don’t have time” for something. Tell yourself the truth: either it’s not a priority and you’re guarding your time for good reason, or you simply aren’t willing to choose to spend your time on it.
When you delegate tasks, you create followers. When you delegate authority, you create leaders