Leadership is about the Heart Count, not the Head Count

simon2I have been following Simon Sinek for some time now and enjoy his daily dose of leadership inspiration. I posted his first Ted Talk a few months ago about the meaning of Why and now wanted to share his next amazing and inspirational talk.

In this talk, Simon uncovers what great leadership is all about. He says that great leaders will sacrifice the numbers to save the people, not the other way around. Too many times in today’s competitive environment, we see companies laying their staff off. Simon shares a brilliant story about a company that when faced with having to save $10 million didn’t choose to lay off staff, but went down a different path. The result – morale went up and they saved $20 million.

Leadership is about trust and co-operation and this video will provide some excellent examples of how to build this with your team.


Roger SimpsonRoger Simpson – CEO, The Retail Solution and Author of “The Retail Solution” With over 35 years’ industry experience, Roger Simpson is recognized as Australia’s #1 Authority on customer ROI in the retail industry and as a global expert on staff coaching, customer service and selling skills.