Priorities of Leaders
Joe Folkman Keynotes - The speeches by Joe Folkman give novel insight into the heavily frequented topics of leadership,...
Applying this to leadership, Folkman believes leaders today are focusing on the wrong things within a team, and hence hindering its overall performance. Folkman conducted a study, recording over 2,000 behavioral descriptions of different leaders. He found that many of the traits people would typically associate good leadership with -- such as punctuality -- didn't actually matter in the evaluation of a strong or weak leader.
Folkman's speech provides an interesting approach that forces leaders to reevaluate both their roles and priorities.