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Start With Why

Simon Sinek

Simon Sinek explores why some people and organizations can inspire and lead others while others do not. Sinek argues that the key to inspiring leadership is to start with the ‘why’ – the purpose or belief that drives an organisation or individual. He explains that when leaders can articulate the ‘why’ behind their actions and decisions, they can inspire others to follow their lead and work towards a common goal.

Sinek uses real-life examples from successful companies such as Apple and Martin Luther King Jr. to illustrate his point. He argues that these leaders inspired others because they could clearly articulate their belief in something larger than themselves, and this belief became the driving force behind their actions.

Throughout the book, Sinek encourages readers to find their own “why” and use it as their leadership foundation. He highlights the importance of staying true to this purpose and using it to guide decision-making and communication.

Overall, I found Start With Why a thought-provoking book that challenged me to think about my own leadership style and the importance of purpose in inspiring and guiding others. It offers valuable insights for leaders in any field and encourages readers to find their own unique purpose to inspire and lead others effectively.