Introduction of Episode
0:29 - Tony introduces come back guest, Steve Lishanzky.
0:45 - Tony wants Steve to talk more about leadership and how to create a high performance team
1:14 - Steve talks about dealing with clients and dealing with building professional services teams.
2:11 - Most critical way for every good leader is to make sure to have an alignment of the executive team towards the company’s vision, mission and goals.
3:52 - If the team has a better sense of communication, we can have a high performing team and reduce rework.
4:01 - Steve talks about execution.
5:35 - Steve explains the virtue of trial and error
7:07 - When you tune the team, and if they’re aligned and they are all in the same channel, what can happen is incredible clarity with tremendous impact in acceleration and implementation velocity.
10:12 - Steve shares about the struggles of clients.
10:43 - Power of mission and clarity of goals cannot be underestimated. It is the singular, greatest impact clarity of mission, goals after quality of leadership in terms of success.
11:05 - Steve talks about the next step in terms of creating great relationship and alignment.
13:52 - Tony speaks views about clear alignment and standards.
14:15 - Steve explains that leadership takes all the responsibility and give away all the praise.
14:21 - Leaders must be responsible.
16:51 - Activity is no substitute for results.
17:09 - Culture eats strategies for breakfast.
17:32 - Find a team that really loves, respect, enjoys working together. You’ll see amazing results.
19:38 - Tony talks about meeting the standards.
24:45 - Episode closing.