One of the best gifts leaders can give their teams is predictability. Being predictable leaders has connotations of being bland and boring for some. This is because they don’t understand it and the contexts it should apply. Predictability is a way of giving responsibility to your team. When there are recurring situations and you make […]
Some things just go together. And, you cannot expect to lead without encountering some things. There are some leadership components that are not removable add-ons. You are guaranteed to have them. Period. Leaders cannot escape taking responsibility for their vision and teams. They also don’t have the luxury of placing the blame for their team’s […]
Pride and self-pity are the same thing but different. I bet you’ve never thought of these two in the same sentence (See the first sentence). Here’s what pride and self-pity have in common:
Leadership is about influencing people toward making a vision a reality. It involves innumerable dynamics. One of the greatest, if not the greatest dynamic, is the human one. As much as leaders are not perfect, so are followers. Every leader has at least one ‘bad follower’ at a certain time or all the time.
The by-product of pursuing your cause and rallying people behind it is attention. There will always be more people than you think, watching you. Every now and then, those watching (or stalking, if you are ever so lucky) you will be made or will make themselves clearly visible. For the sake of the cause the audience […]