Our Leadership Principles - The 'Six-Pack for Success'

Within the strategic alignment framework of A.S.A.P.™ we have developed six leadership principles as guidelines for transforming your organization into a competitive and lean environment in which people go the extra mile in generating beyond the ordinary customer satisfaction and results.

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The following six simple but strong leadership principles are based on extensive hands-on operational experience and solid research with many larger and smaller organizations worldwide. We call this our 'six-pack for success'.

1. LEADERSHIP

Leaders must understand that their role is to serve others, and not vice versa. Leaders are to be facilitators; equipping employees with the tools and information they need to do their jobs fast and efficiently. Read more...

2. AGILITY

When it comes to ‘agility’ we usually focus on two elements in your organization: ‘bureaucracy’ and ‘strategic planning’. How to improve your competitive edge by becoming more agile? Read more…

3. EMPOWERMENT

We believe that every single individual appreciates to make a difference. When people see that their contributions are valued, their dignity and self-respect will soar. Instead of feeling like cogs in a machine or numbers in a spreadsheet, they feel that their work is important. To know that their work counts makes them feel that they count. Read more…

4. FOCUS & RESULT ORIENTATION

Creating an orientation towards results seems like a subject too obvious to mention. Unfortunately - especially in larger organizations - many people lose track of what is happening at the front lines or of what the company is expecting from them, and they don't know anymore how to focus or what to focus on. Read more… 

5. EMPATHY & ADAPTABILITY

Empathy is the ability to understand and share the feelings of others, adaptability is the ability to adapt own behavior to the needs and expectations of others. Both for sure are key prerequisites for creating the culture of trust and ownership needed to develop an unbeatable competitive edge. Read more…

6. COMMON SENSE ATTITUDE

Most normal people prefer a simple and no-nonsense environment to work in. In fact, people who can be themselves instead of pretending being someone or something else perform a lot better. They have more fun and take more ownership. Read more…

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