Most people get to be powerful through very skillful use of 3 things. The first two are obvious: Hard Work & Strong Relationships.
It’s so important to know what needs to be done, to know what HAS to be done and can’t be pushed. A lot of the time, these things are not the most pressing, not the most urgent, not the most obvious.
What I have learned though, is the glorified, puffed up, sexy version of leadership we see written about in popular books, blog posts, and Ted talks is NOT a realistic reflection on the real gritty reality of the trenches of leadership.
There’s a freaking LOT of #leadership stuff out there. Mostly shallow advice from people with a lot of social media energy, but very little real leadership experience. Leadership is not just being a boss or being first at something. True “leadership” is a much much deeper; it’s about impact, it’s about showing the way, leading, […]