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How do you measure success?

Fascinating Q&A session from one of Simon Sinek’s keynote speeches. I tried looking for the entire session but couldn’t. That said, this snippet should shed light on the measure of success that leaders and managers (who’re obsessed with metrics) should focus on.

How do you measure success by Simon Sinek

Key points:

  1. Both performance and trust are important factors while measuring success, albeit relative to the organisational/personal/professional context.
  2. You’re better off with a team player who’s a consistently mediocre performer but trustworthy than someone who’s a consistently high performer but isn’t trustworthy.

Watch the whole video (it’s only 9 minutes long) to understand the “why” behind that!