Nothing grows under the banyan tree
This is an old Indian saying. The banyan tree provides shade and is comfortable, but also no sun is for growth. Many leaders are banyan trees; to protect and shield their people but nothing grows under them.
Fish discover water last
Looking at people as talents and not resources differentiates the Talent Magnet* leaders from all the others.
Igniting the FIRE within and in others
How to use motivation to improve performance and happiness by Carole Gaskell. According to Benefits of Engagement & Motivation Hay group research done in 2015 that highly engaged employees are 50% more likely to exceed their performance targets. And the best companies at engaging people achieve 4.5 times the revenue growth.