There are those with a leadership title and then there are those that actually lead. There is a huge difference between the two. Those that lead don’t need a title. They are not driven by having a long line-up of people kissing their butts that are ‘under’ them on an organizational chart. They have a higher purpose and are driven by the need to serve.
I love being around people that lead. They are a very special breed of person and incredibly rare. They have what I call a ‘shelf-life,’ meaning that they always land critical roles in cool companies despite uncertain market conditions and chaos.
How do you recognize ‘those that lead?’ They:
How many of the ‘boxes’ above do you check when you are honest with yourself? What is your plan for being known far and wide for that special individual that can say “Yes” to all seven characteristics?
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