Have you ever Googled "leadership"? The other day I got 2.5 Billion search results in under half a second. That might indicate I've got to get a whole lot better at searching for content on the internet. It also means the real messages of leadership can get buried in all that great information. Here are a few qualities (as verbs) that might resonate with you.
- L – Listening
- E – Empathizing
- A – Acting with awareness
- D – Dedicating time for others
- E – Encouraging
- R – Removing doubts
- S – Serving selflessly
- H – Helping with humility
- I – Interacting with integrity
- P – Persevering
L -Silent & listen use the same letters
E - Empathy is the glue that holds relationships together.
A - When you're aware it shows you care.
D - Time is the best gift you can give.
E - Make recognition a resource.
R - Our best is enough, it's always been enough & will always be enough.
S - What are you doing to serve others?
H - Help more, judge less. Together is better.
I - You're never wrong to do the right thing.
P - It's the courage to continue that really counts.
Leadership is really pretty simple. It's hard to do, but it's fairly simple once you wade through the information.
#1 Leadership is not about you. It's about how you're serving others.
#2 Leadership is all about you. It's about how your behaviors support #1.
Because we rise by lifting others.