TAO of Leadership pulls together THREE basic concepts that exist in
most successful leaders. Your leadership style may define itself within
each area. Your
, your personality, exists under each element.
Leadership Definition (A different way to look at it)
you are looking for a leadership definition, look to yourself. What
impresses you in a leader? How you see leadership is a function
of where you have been and what you have experienced.
My experience has brought me to leadership definition being as follows:
Leadership is influencing others to achieve productivity towards a desired goal.
course, sounds simple. But it encompasses some critical skills to
assess and process what is happening within you, what is happening
between you and others, and what is happening within the business
It's easy to
get overwhelmed by leadership theories. After all, the internet alone
is filled with thousands of them. Then visit the book store looking for
leadership theories - argh. Where would you even start!?
Settle down, my leader friend. And step back. My best advice to you in one I will pull from my book: Tip
# 153 Good approaches to being a great leader are easy to find. Don't
tour the world looking for the best. Find a decent, simple one and live
- Katie K. Snapp