“Mastering Others is Strength; Mastering Yourself is True Power”
We’re taught from the beginning that leadership is about a person applying influence to guide and enlist the support others in achieving a goal. Spend anytime actually leading people in the real world, however, and the textbook definition seems more and more like what it is – a text book definition.
In my line of work, leadership is one of the elements upon which success in work performance is measured. In short, we know that leadership of others is important and we’ve developed ways to measure it objectively (metrics) and subjectively (measurement against others).… Read the rest