Deep Motivations, Not Competencies, Drive Leadership Performance

The Empowered Buisness

how to do something faster, better or cheaper) over procedures; high motivation toward goals, rather than avoiding problems; and high future time orientation with a focus on long term strategies, future customer needs and environmental changes. They want to pay more attention to a long term, rather than short term, view. It is one of three core motivational drivers identified by McClelland. What if….

Leadership Is About to Get More Uncomfortable

Harvard Business Review

Altrocentric leaders will be capable of long-term vision encompassing both global and local perspectives. David McClelland points out that both emotionally intelligent leaders and their egocentric counterparts tend to be motivated by power; they enjoy having an impact on others.The difference is in the type of power driving them: Egocentric leaders tend to be concerned only with personalized power – power that gets them ahead.