Great Leaders Are Never Self-Made

Great Leaders Are Never Self-Made

Great leaders are never self-made, nor is great leadership about yourself. Leaders are made by others serving and shaping them. Then these leaders become great by doing the same — by serving and shaping those around them. In other words, great leadership is not about building up your own platform. Great leadership is about serving…

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Boss vs. Leader? A Human Development Question.

Boss vs. Leader? A Human Development Question

Have you ever thought about a boss vs. a leader? What’s the difference between the two? As H. Gordon Selfridge says “The boss drives people; the leader coaches them. The boss depends on authority; the leader on goodwill. The boss inspires fear; the leader inspires enthusiasm. The boss says I; the leader says WE. The…

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What Makes a Great Leader?

What Makes a Great Leader?

What Makes a Great Leader? Simplicity brings clarity. It pushes away the fluff and gets right to the core. The best mantras and rallying cries are simple. So in simple terms, what makes a great leader? Is it a specific set of leadership characteristics? How about a handful of leadership skills? Taking Action A multitude…

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Transitional Leadership – How To Transition Well

Transitional Leadership: How to Transition Well

Effective leadership requires lots of leadership qualities. For instance, one of the most important leadership qualities is to know which leadership styles are positive and which are not. Also, good leaders know the difference between leadership and management. Even more, great leaders know how to take 100 percent ownership of their lives. One concept that rarely gets…

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