Early morning thoughts on hype versus strategy

Hype is a danger to leadership because it can become organisational doublespeak – sounding excited becomes compulsory regardless of results.

Hype is no substitute for strategy. In fact talking it up can obscure the reality that nothing is happening. #faithnotfake

There’s a place for speaking positively about what will happen to create an atmosphere of expectation and enthusiasm. But a wise leader will be careful will be as ruthless with reality as he or she is passionate about the cause. #mindtherealitygap


Peter A Hallett

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