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The Real Leader is… He Who Follows.

The phrase might be “follow the leader“, but there is no leader without followers. Do you recognize yourself when people talk about leaders and leadership? Many people don’t, especially when the focus is on inspiring others, crafting a compelling vision, being charismatic, or other similar things. We need to get beyond such narrow descriptions of leadership to its real essence: Simply put, leadership

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“All the World’s a Stage . . . “

Team leadership is both a role and a behavior, and the word “role” comes from the stage.  Actors play roles and, like great actors, great leaders need to develop a repertoire of styles.  The choice of style depends on two things: the needs of the task at hand, and the needs of the leader’s followers. The Leader… in the Lead

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