This is something I had read some years ago, in the book ‘Execution’ by Larry Bossidy & Ram Charan (confirmed by Soeb yesterday) followed it ever since, quite successfully.

1) Know your people & your business
2) Insist on Realism
3) Set clear Goals & Priorities
4) Follow Through
5) Reward the Doers
6) Expand People’s capabilities
7) Know Yourself

Written by AD
ex waiter, angadia, travel agent, dotcomer, dukaandaar, marketeer, people watcher. appreciates single malt, food, friends