What makes a LEADER stand out?
We have all worked for and met great #leaders in our life. When you think back, what made that leader stand out in your mind? There are many qualities that great leaders possess but how it touches us individually is what we remember. One thing for sure, great leaders lead from their #heart and #mind. It is not just text book knowledge but qualities that they draw from inside.
Vision, great leaders have a #vision. They have a dream and are determined to follow it through. They pursue thoughts that are based on their #values and ideas that they are passionate about. They are excited to share their vision and ideas with their team.
“The more boundless your vision, the more real you are.” ~Deepak Chopra~
Communicate, great leaders know how to share, #listen deeply and #engage with others. They are open-minded, share their thoughts and encourage others to do equally. They have open door policies so everyone can learn from one another. There is trust within the #organization.
“When the trust account is high, communication is easy, instant, and effective.” ~Stephen R. Covey~
Connectors, true leaders #connect with people and information for their own growth as well as to help others succeed. They are connectors of people and know that when information is shared, teams learn and grow to make the right decisions.
“Leaders lead when they take positions, when they connect with their tribes, and when they help the tribe connect to itself.” ~Seth Godin~
Creativity, great leaders love to learn and are #creative in their thought process. They think outside the box and are not afraid to try something new. They trust that creative change allows for new fresh ideas.
“Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life's coming attractions.” ~Albert Einstein~
Clarity, true leaders are clear in their #direction. They know how to make a decision but are not afraid to rely on their teams to help them through the process. They are #focused to stay the course but know when to change direction for the best outcome.
“Decisions are not confusing; Doubt is” ~Ferreria~
Do you consider yourself a true leader? Rate yourself and don't be afraid to share. Thanks for reading.
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