Wednesday, August 08 2018
As a “middle-aged” man, I have been under the leadership of many people. In addition, I have been observant of leaders. A philosophy that I have adopted since I was a teenager was to watch leaders and take on qualities that I deem good leadership while shunning the characteristics of poor leadership.
This does not have to be a long blog, but I want to list some qualities that I have observed as good characteristics of leadership:
There are some things that I do not like in leaders:
What kind of leader so you want to be? Look around and adopt the good characteristics of great leaders. Learn from bad leaders by shunning their poor leadership characteristics. This does not mean that you only look at people that have “position” because their rank may have not been earned but they may have achieved their spot because of who they are or know. Understand that some leaders may be a leader of one or informal leaders that influence from the bottom up. Learn from the best leaders!