|October 7, 2005
Vol. 2, No. 40
Published Weekly on Fridays
By Leadership University
From the Founder – Mike R. Jay, Master Business Coach
The Es Have It
Over time we witness people who can create results far
beyond average. I think
it’s helpful to remind ourselves of how they create
success and to look for
teachable points of view.
In each of the two cases below, I’m not sure that the
success achieved by Jack
Welch and Bill Gates is generalizable to your
organization, but to me, it makes
sense to study these teachable points of view.
Here’s the 4 Es from Jack Welch:
The four Es are positive Energy, the ability to Energise
others, the 'Edge' that
enables managers to take unpopular decisions and the
ability to Execute
During his tenure, GE market value grew from $13 billion
to $500 billion. In the
process, Welch's management innovations have made him
the most influential CEO
When the Financial Times recently asked business leaders
whom they would most
like to have on their corporate boards, the top three
they chose were Winston
Churchill, Bill Gates and Jack Welch.
Bill Gates and the 5 Es
Applying the Five E’s
When Microsoft restructured, eight autonomous divisions
were created to hasten
the decision-making process and to prevent Gates from
taking on too much.
Practicing the Five E’s that govern Microsoft will
create an environment where
everyone can contribute to the organization:
1. EMPOWER people to undertake tasks for which they are
competent and to
see those tasks through from start to finish.
2. Adopt an EGALITARIAN attitude towards everybody, and
insist that they do
3. Place an extraordinary EMPHASIS on performance, first
making clear precisely
what is expected.
4. Use E-MAIL to send and receive messages to and from
continuous, open, constructive debate on issues of
5. ENRICH people with rewards for success, using not
only financial rewards but
also praise and recognition.
If you are not working in a 5E company, consider whether
your company’s culture
motivates you to produce your best and whether your
Otherwise, think seriously about moving to a company
Mike R. Jay, Founder
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