Category Archive: Marks of leaders

Why do people follow?

The question of why people follow isn’t settled. Is following about leaders or is following about followers? Chances are it isn’t an either or question. Most leadership books focus on leaders but there… Continue reading

Selfish coward or loyal supporter

“My boss threw me under the buss.” “I did most of the work but my boss took all of the credit.” “I couldn’t believe my ears when I heard my supervisor taking credit… Continue reading

Certainty?

Leaders go places. You won’t be certain of how to get there.  You won’t be certain of the outcomes. Go with your highest point of confidence. Once you identify your highest point of… Continue reading

High Potentials

Leaders frequently complain, “We can’t find good people.  Where are all the good people?” How can leaders identify high potential employees, managers, or volunteers?  First, can they sizzle in the pan awhile?  A… Continue reading

9 C’s

Lee Iacocca’s 9 C’s of Leadership from Where Have all the Leaders Gone. 1. A leader has to show CURIOSITY. He has to listen to people outside of the “Yes, sir” crowd in… Continue reading