The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born-that there is a genetic factor to leadership. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.
~ Warren Bennis
During our time in Elkhart, IN, Ron and I conducted what we call the “Index Card Exercise” during The Privilege of Leadership workshop. For those who have attended our presentations before, you know this is a simple process we like to use to show attendees how they can identify ways to address concerns within their organization. Whether it is leadership or safety concerns, the process remains the same. The leadership concern that we chose to work through in Elkhart was the morale buster. You Continue Reading
Leadership is often difficult and involves critical and tough decision making skills. The fact is, being placed in a responsible leadership position is really a privilege and not a detriment. Leadership is often referred to as stressful and involves a great deal of burden and pressure. However, the cornerstone of exercising effective leadership is having a clear understanding of the definition of what a leader is and how to DO leadership things and not just SAY leadership things People don’t Continue Reading
We often hear people being congratulated about new leadership positions or promotions they receive and respond with, "I'm not sure if it's congratulations or condolences." Why should leadership be seen as a burden in place of a privilege? This website is dedicated to the premise that leadership is indeed a privilege regardless of the difficulties and challenges that one may face. Continue Reading