Leadership Beliefs

Our Actions are steered by our Beliefs

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Leadership is there to impact results

Motivation is a natural consequence of leadership when done right, and that leaves leadership with one purpose: To make results. Morten: One element to get clear when it comes to...

Great things are not done by impulse but by series of small things brought together

Your impact grows as you manage to make things build on top of each other. And it takes time, whether you like it or not. Compounding is a fantastic...

Tomorrow’s results depend on your leadership today

Leadership impact has a delay - it's worth the waiting There is a self-contradicting element in leadership, and that is when it comes to patience. The reality is that...

Leadership is individual and very personal

Leadership only comes from one place: Inside yourself If I should put some words on what leadership actually is, then I would say it is a setting for people...

Leadership theory has no value, it’s how you practice that counts

Leadership is learned through practicing There are so many different schools, models, and theories that you can learn when it comes to leadership. Many of them are built on...

Leadership skills evolve on the basis of understanding the fundamentals

If you want to learn math, begin with 1+1=2 You sometimes hear or read people saying that some people are born to be leaders, and others don’t have the...

Leadership is the continuous act of balancing WHAT with HOW

Results = Direction  x  Action I want to talk about this misconception that leadership is very much about the visions and the direction going forward, which sometimes seems to...

If you do not know WHAT you aim to achieve you can never convince a team to join you on the journey

Clarity in direction and objectives is a strong motivational factor As a race, as a species, people like to belong somewhere, they like to be part of something. And...

Excellence in the HOW drives performance towards leading edge

Continue refining what already works Starting again from the point that leadership is fundamentally about the balance between WHAT you aim to achieve and on the other side HOW...

Additional Resources cannot make it up for lack of Competencies

More hands ≠ More brain power In this continuous balancing between WHAT you aim to achieve and on the other side enabling the team to make it happen, you...

True leaders take the blame; the team always gets the fame

Put your team first when it comes to fame Leadership is anything but an ego game. So when it comes to blame and fame and the distribution of that...

Mistakes will undoubtedly happen

Failure = learning opportunity The is one specific area of leadership culture that I believe has a massive impact on the organization’s ability to develop and to make results....

Your leadership leaves a footprint of either short-term or longer term impact

Failure = learning opportunity There are two different approaches when it comes to the way leaders are working with their teams to achieve results. This is all down to...

Helping people grow is one of the most rewarding accomplishments

What makes me happy One of the things that I find most rewarding when it comes to leadership is when you can see that you have had a positive...