Insecure leaders NEED a title to feel validated as a leader.
If you had to choose: would you prefer a good driver with a bad car, or a good car with a bad driver? A good leader in a bad system, or a good system with a bad leader? The good driver can keep a bad car from being dangerous to others, while a bad driver … Continue reading Quality of Leadership vs Quality of System
Lead by not pushing downward but by pulling up. Motivate by example. If you expect citizens to work hard – work harder as a leader.
Decisiveness is a necessary quality of a leader. Leadership's purpose is to be able to make decisions and lead with conviction and resolve. A decisive person is one who does not fill their sails with the wind of popular opinion, but rather are driven by personal conviction and resolve. When a leader is clear about their … Continue reading Decisiveness – The Product of Values, Conviction, and Clear Vision.
Vision inspires but discipline will get you there. Another word for discipline is self-governing which is the ability to control or rule over oneself. If I govern myself, I will be able to lead others. If I don't self-govern then I will control people instead of leading people. Personal governance has the uncanny ability … Continue reading The Power of Self-Governing in Leadership