Leadership From the Little Guy

09/25/2008
By Brian WardWhat is leadership? Who shows leadership in your organization? By definition, a leader is someone who leads people toward a common goal. So, are you the Hitler or the Churchill of your organization? Both were effective leaders, but one of them was not leading for the right reasons.But what made them leaders? If you asked 50 different people what leadership is, you would probably come up with 50 different answers, but all would probably agree on certain traits. Does anyone ever bring up rank or age as a leadership trait? Although these may be signs of someone that leads and has experience, they are not what make someone a leader.A leader is decisive, strong, knowledgeable, coo...

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