Key Points from Book: Good to Great and the Social Sectors

In business, money is both an input (resource for achieving greatness) and an output ( a measure of greatness). In the social sectors, money is only an input, and not a measure of greatness

Greatness is defined by three factors:
Superior performance
Distinctive impact
Lasting endurance

It doesn’t really matter whether you can quantify your results. What matters is that you rigorously assemble evidence to track your progress

Input of greatness:
Discipline people, thought, action, and building greatness to last

There’s two leadership types, executive and legislative. The latter works better in social sectors

True leadership only exists if people follow when they have the freedom not to

Have people who had passion in the field to work with you. Money is not more important than self actualization

Producing the best long term result:
What you are deeply passionate about
What you can be the best in the world at
What best drives your economic engine (time, money, brand)

Success breeds support and commitment, which breeds even greater success, which breeds more support and commitment- round and around the flywheel goes. People like to supoort winners!

Have the discipline to stop doing what does not fit

Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of concious choice, and discipline


About agent909

Kevin Yulianto is a private trader and equity portfolio manager with over 4 years of experience. He was born in Jakarta at July 18th 1994, graduated with Bachelor of Medicine Degree from Atma Jaya Catholic University of Indonesia in 2015 and is expected to receive Master of Management Degree from Binus Business School in 2017. Currently he is pursuing his professional certification in the CFA and FRM program, in which he passed level 1 for both program in 2016. Kevin is an avid traveler and photographer, with a record of 32 countries visited in 2016. He is a freelance contributor at Getty Image and is running two website in his spare time, and
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