Definitions of Leadership from Do Lead

Let’s smash some of these leadership myths and take a look at what leadership really is.  First of:


What Leadership Isn’t!

1. Charisma

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2. Genius

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3. Position

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Are we getting the point?  Now let's look at:

What Leadership Is!

1. Groups or teams, big or small

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2. Can happen instantly and isn't a permanent state

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3. Happens formally (in a work meeting) and informally (at the dinner table.)

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Getting the Picture yet?

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