What Leaders Say - Jim Wigfall, VP Boeing Shared Services Group

December 2 by Tony Berenyi

Link: What Leaders Say - Jim Wigfall, VP Boeing Shared Services Group

For this podcast interview Tony and Mr. Jim Wigfall discuss what it takes to be a good leader, a professional, and lessons learned along the way. Some highlights from the interview are as follows:

  • Put in a good day’s work.  Always seek to do your “BEST”
  • Volunteer to take on extra tasks and execute.  Doing this allows others to have the opportunity to better know you
  • 4D’s Principle – Do it, Date it, Delegate it or Delete it
  • Employee development.  Take the time to develop the team members around you.  Be a Mentor for your team
  • Remember that people are always looking at you.  You are always operating in the “Fish Bowl” principle
  • No matter what happens or develops, don’t let them see you sweat
  • Always control your emotions and demeanor
  • Communication is key.  Seek to clearly understand the other persons view or issue first
  • Balance your personal and professional life.  Take time for yourself since it all starts with YOU
  • Remember the Golden Rule: Treat others the way that you would like to be treated
  • It is important to have Mentors to collaborate with and to learn from
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