Written by Jim Hoar, Senior Consultant for Leadership Development at Target Corporation, on his blog.
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of working with Kevin Cashman, who is a Senior Partner at Korn Ferry International. Kevin is a passionate executive coach, teacher, and developer of senior leaders. We were privileged to have Kevin teaching a workshop to a group of Target senior leaders.
A passion of Kevin’s is encouraging others to pause and reflect on one’s purpose as a leader. The call to action is simple but profound: Get clear about your purpose so you do not confuse it with performance. Purpose should always drive performance. If you let performance become your purpose, the results are not sustainable and you (and your organization) become lost.
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