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. [...]

20 November 2014 0 Comments

Leadership Part 16

Continuing with the importance of decisiveness and risk taking as part of the leader’s Focus. Decisiveness Leaders make decisions.   Decisions should be made with adequate forethought and research, but not at the expense of being prolonged.  Indecisiveness is not a trait of a leader.   Make a call and go with it!  Once a decision has [...]

13 November 2014 0 Comments

Leadership Part 14

Continuing on to the last important trait of a leader—Focus. Focus Focus is defined as “the concentration of attention or energy on something.”  In order to focus you must know what that “something” is.  That requires that you know where you have been; where you are now and where you want to go. If you’re [...]