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Lead Like it Matters...Because it Does: Practical Leadership Tools to Inspire and Engage Your People and Create Great Results by Roxi Bahar Hewertson

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Chapter 1

WHAT ARE THE EIGHT LEADERSHIP INSIGHTS?

INSIGHT 1: KNOWING IS THE EASY PART. DOING IS THE HARD PART

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.

—ARISTOTLE

This is intended to be your leadership workbook, playbook, and handbook to help you get on with the doing part. All the rest of the insights are driven by Insight 1.

Some of the best intended and least effective leaders I have known have read and could easily quote dozens of books and even more articles on leadership. They often know the buzzwords and the jargon, the latest trend in strategic planning, and the newest way to build an organizational chart.

Evaluating and retaining this plethora of information in your brain is one thing. Integrating ...

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