27 November 2014 0 Comments

Leadership Part 18

The final in this series on Leadership THE PRICE OF LEADERSHIP The commitment to be a leader carries a price.  The more visible the leader…the greater that price.  When people look upon you as their leader you have created an obligation to fulfill their needs.  You have set standards that they expect to be maintained.  [...]

25 November 2014 0 Comments

Leadership Part 17

The final element of Focus in a leader is Passion and Dedication Passion/Dedication Most of the great leaders of history are passionate about their quest.  But passion is not necessarily present in every leader in every undertaking.  Dedication is absolutely essential if a leader is to succeed.  But Passion and dedication are not always synonymous. [...]

30 October 2014 0 Comments

Leadership Part 10

Delegation is important, but there are advantages for a leader to get personally involved. Make Yourself Available—Be Helpful If people are to follow you, they must have access.  No, don’t hover, but do let them in.  With this said it is also important to respect a chain of command and to realize that time is [...]