Source | www.forbes.com | George Bradt
Leaders inspire and enable others to do their absolute best together to realize a meaningful and rewarding shared purpose. Great leaders add bringing out others’ self-confidence by emphasizing confidence-building in their approach to the direction, authority, resource, and accountability aspects of delegation.
“They can because they think they can.” – Virgil
Think in terms of why people follow you, what you do, and how you help those following you.
Why people follow leaders – John Maxwell in “The 5 Levels of Leadership”
5 – PINNACLE – Respect – Who you are and what you represent.
4 – PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT – Reproduction – What you have done for them.
3 – PRODUCTION – Results – What you have done for the organization.
2 – PERMISSION – Relationships – They want to.
1 – POSITION – Rights – They have to.
What leaders do – Jim Collins in “Good to Great”
5 – EXECUTIVE – Builds enduring greatness through a paradoxical combination of personal humility plus professional will.
4 – EFFECTIVE Leader – Catalyzes commitment to and vigorous pursuit of a clear and compelling vision; stimulates the group to high performance standards.