The ancient Greeks had a saying, “Know thyself.”
If you aspire to make an impact, to lead others, or to create change, these are two words that should be an important part of your personal development. Understanding your own leadership style is critically important.
I believe one of the greatest attribute of a leader is a listening ear, ability to understand things left unsaid and of course compassion for the people you are leading.
As a leader, you must be able to handle criticism; after all , you don’t know it all.
Many people believe as a leader, you must know it all – I SAY BIG NO TO THAT.
A leader is one who is not afraid to ask questions, seek help when needed. As a leader, you don’t impose instead, you win the trust of your people.
A leader is one who says sorry when wrong, after all you ‘re not the Alpha and Omega.
As a leader, don’t tell your members to do ‘A’ and you ‘re found doing ‘B’.
The strength of leadership lies with the people you lead, you can either earn love or fear from them.
Trust me when I say love works more effectively, because they will stick out their necks for you that way.
The key to being an effective and long-lasting leader is being able to lead in a variety of situations and with a variety of people.
There are many distinct leadership styles that have evolved over the last 80 years of study, each embodying a different set of traits and skills. Yet for all of them, one fact holds true: An effective, successful leader is one who has the ability to inspire.
Positive Quote: “You don’t lead by hitting people over the head—that’s assault, not leadership.” –Dwight Eisenhower
Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.
Ask yourself, WHAT KIND OF LEADER ARE YOU?