Concluding the elements that go into Presence in a leader.
Don’t you wish this was a trait that all of our leaders possessed? Wouldn’t it be great to turn on “Meet the Press” one Sunday morning and actually have a politician answer a question with a simple “Yes” or “No” when that is all that is called for? But that seldom happens with politicians. They go on and on and on and in the end very often don’t answer the question that was asked.
Leaders in business do a much better job at being succinct than do politicians. But many striving for leadership in all walks of life often feel that the merit of an answer is measured by the number of words used. In today’s need for instant answers, the overly verbose responder runs the risk of being “deleted” before their words end. More…