Raising the level of your leadership

 
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  • "If God has given you leadership ability, take the responsibility seriously." -Romans 12:8 (NLT)

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  • The First Responsibility of a Leader


    I am often asked: “What is the number one leadership failure you have seen in organizations of all kinds?” The answer is easy. It is defining reality. According to Max DePree (retired CEO of Herman Miller): “The first responsibility of a leader is to define reality.”

    Before vision and before strategy, organizations need to know the reality of where they are today. When Louis Gerstner took the helm of a faltering IBM in 1993, he shunned any talk of vision, strategy, etc.,…

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    "The best way to lead people into the future is to connect with them deeply in the present."

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