O'Reilly logo

9 Powerful Practices of Really Great Teams by Vincent D. O'Connell, Stephen E. Kohn

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

2POWERFUL PRACTICE #1: EXPANDING SELF-AWARENESS

“Exceptional leaders look within first to enrich, enlighten, and expand themselves…. They use self-awareness to control themselves and ultimately to have greater influence on others.”1

—Warren Blank

Introduction

Most of us have heard the expression “knowledge is power.” It is a familiar maxim that conveys the message, applicable to a range of professional efforts, that having access to substantive, useful information clearly facilitates greater control of situations and opportunities. For example, with a firm grasp of government-promulgated regulations, data, and strategies that can be employed to meet customers’ specific needs, tax consultants have the power to make better decisions or recommendations ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required