๐ŸŽ™๏ธ Focus, Function, Fire by Todd Henry – The Accidental Creative

Listen at https://accidentalcreative.com/podcasts/ac/focus-function-fire/

A leader has 3 key responsibilities:

  • Focus: define success, channel energy, clear accountability, lay down and communicate the strategy, make sure people donโ€™t do insecurity work ( reference: Scott Belsky in The Messy mMiddle ), defines and communicates timelines and priorities.
  • Fire: Instills motivation in the team. Defines whatโ€™s the teamโ€™s purpose?/theme of the project, consequences of work at hand.
  • Function: Determines the how? : Makes sure if the team has resources for their work, have clear designed and articulated path to success. Defines the what? : Makes sure the team has materials to implement, tangible stuff, and gets buy in from stakeholders.

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