How to Think Like a Leader

Mike Vance defined Leadership as ‘the ability to establish standards and manage a creative climate where people are self-motivated toward the mastery of long term constructive goals, in a participatory environment of mutual respect, compatible with personal values.’

Peter F. Drucker also defined Leadership as ‘the lifting of a person’s vision to higher sights, the raising of a person’s performance to a higher standard, the building of a personality beyond its normal limitations.’

Being is a leader is beyond talent or intelligence. There are mindsets and leading thoughts a leader must have which will be discussed in this post. … More How to Think Like a Leader

4 Most Significant Roles of a Leader

Do you know that as a leader, you have some significant roles to play? Leaders are known to take significant roles that can be beneficial to others or organizations. There are many places we can find ourselves leading; be it in school (as a school prefect or an executive), in the church, mosque, or any other formidable organization. We should know that leadership is an act of service.

Delegating responsibility involves the act of committing and distributing tasks among team members or followers. This is a significant role of a leader. You must be aware of members’ strengths and strategize on how to improve their weaknesses. … More 4 Most Significant Roles of a Leader

The Truth About Leadership and the Necessary Skills

Often, I find myself asking the questions “Who is a leader?” “Am I one?” “If everyone is a leader, who, then, is a follower?” The answers to these questions are not simple, and most of them are certainly far from straightforward.

Everybody can be a leader to nearly anybody, and we can do it in a million and one different ways, in the pursuit of two million and two different goals. Leadership is, in its essence, very fluid. However to be truly great leaders and create an impact in the people we lead with the influence we have, certain skills are important. … More The Truth About Leadership and the Necessary Skills

Why You Should Possess Skills

Acquiring skills borders on two things – relevance and enablement. Society today places a high premium on the person who has mastered how to muster the resources required to achieve his set goals – the person who gets things done.

Skills, not just a certificate from ivory towers, are the actual empowerment. The reason there is a disjoint relationship between what we get in our institution’s educational system and the skills we need to live is that our life experiences are personalized. … More Why You Should Possess Skills

Making Excuses For People: a Peaceful Way to Live

Rather than drowning in anger, bitterness, and frustration, what if we choose to start making excuses for people?

We draw out conclusions and make certain projections which are mostly negative and based only on what we see on the surface.

But rather than drowning in anger, bitterness, and frustration, what if we choose to start making excuses for people? By doing this, we get to put our mind in a place of rest/peace. … More Making Excuses For People: a Peaceful Way to Live