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
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
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
Team members want to be led knowing that their leader will advocate for them, treat them fairly, and ultimately, do what’s right for the team always.
Enduring setbacks while maintaining the ability to show others the way to go forward is a true test of leadership. … More 5 Leadership Qualities and Characteristics
When power is bestowed upon a man, it is not to oppress the others and doesn’t necessarily mean he is better than others. It only means he has been trusted with this power. When a man is given authority/power, it is to make things better: to organize a setting, to unite the ones that he has been privileged to ‘rule’ … More Power or Oppression?
A good team player is that person that can be trusted to deliver quality work and not just deliver but deliver in time. They are not people with bad track records such that whenever they are given a task, the same task is assigned to someone else as a backup plan. … More On Being a Team Player
Every team member has a role or more to play to ensure the effectiveness of a team. Hence, every team member must be a team player. A team’s growth requires a conscious effort of each member for the achievement of the stated goals and objectives. … More 11 Ways to Become an Effective Team Player
If I have seen further than others, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants. – Isaac Newton. Who is a Mentor? The English dictionary defines a mentor as a wise and trusted counselor or teacher. Mentors enable their proteges attain heights with less stress and mistakes. It is more like cutting edges- in … More Reasons Why You Need a Mentor