“The key to leading today is influence, not authority.”
So you have a boss. Does that mean you just sit back, follow orders and float down the river of life? No! Just because you are not in charge doesn’t mean you can’t be a leader. People at all levels of organizations can exercise leading and leadership. Leading isn’t about formal titles and official power, it’s about influence. Even if you are not at the helm of your ship, you have the ability to help chart its course.
I’ve just begun a new job in which I am not in charge. … Read the rest