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you had to define your character as a leader, what would it be?
leader will be remembered by the actions he took and the people he
you find your voice, |
you have found your character."
style of leader you become will be defined by those tough choices you
must often make."|
stand for what you tolerate."|
only I had a leader's list of what to do -- a primer or more simply -
To Do List and a How To Leader List"
The Leader's List: 249 Rules to
I first went into leadership, I had several role models.
father first comes to mind because I had the opportunity to see him in
action. He was the lead guy in his own successful firm and was my first
image of someone leading.
A few musings from those
faraway years still linger, such as the way he had a casual flair
around all those people that worked for him or the way he gently
disagreed and you knew there was firmness behind it.
was a contrast
to what I witnessed in corporate America years later where men that I
worked for utilized intimidation and coercion to make things
happen. Sometimes out of an unmanaged ego, but often out of a
lack of aptitude over how to better do it. (Have I stressed
how important training is yet?) The Tao Of Leadership
highlights several areas that must be in place, and how Leader Capability
a key cog in that big wheel.
Although I think
some pressure is a good thing at work, I know that it can easily drift
from tension to stress. At that point, you begin to lose
productivity. A difficult balance for many leaders.
Guide for Success & Characteristics of Good Leadership
if I had to screw my head on each morning and be ready to take on the
day as a leader to others, what would I remind myself of? What are the
characteristics of good leadership?
me a quick-study or call me a short-cutter … I want to hear it in
something that I can digest, and something that does not take me two
months to read. I admit, I rarely get all the way through a business
book. Those volumes of knowledge have great application in building a
career, but what about the coach’s pep talk at the halftime
break? (Try reading the Executive
... my little trick for getting the the heart of
a book efficiently). I don’t have to sit still very long for
that. That’s what I want occasionally.
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