Key Principle of a Leader #21: Bigger responsibility means a bigger paycheck

Even if it seems that managers seem to have the luxury of sitting back, they are ultimately completely responsible for the employees’ – and the company’s – results. They have to be able to get the machine working so that people are content and profit is rolling in.

It’s easy to understand why an employee who solves very complex challenges has a high salary and is a top performer in their field. There are few of them…and they cost a lot… A manager has to find them, be responsible for them, motivate them and get them working together.

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Peeter Tohver

Peeter Tohver

Every thought in Peeter’s head is backed up by practical experience. He has managed teams and companies all over Estonia as well as in Russia and elsewhere in Eastern Europe, both on long-term contracts and drafted in to resolve specific issues. His name has been attached to Tallinna Kaubamaja, Falck, G4S, the Transport Department of the City of Moscow, Talleks and more. In his work he is every inch the rock-steady manager and inspiring leader.