Monday, July 14, 2008

Leadership Thoughts

Desert Leader
Originally uploaded by Hamed Saber

-Leadership is a learned skill. Like most learned skills, some people are better at it than others. There is no such thing as a "Born Leader."

-Management and Leadership are not the same. You manage things. You lead people.

-Leaders do what they do primarily for others.

-It has been said "The art of leadership is telling someone to go to hell, and they can't wait to pack their bags."

-A leader avoids managing methods.

-A leader shares his or her knowledge freely and enthusiastically.

-A leader pushes responsibility to it's logical, practical level.

-A leader knows the value of respect.

-A leader praises in public and criticizes in private.

-A leader attracts responsibility and instills confidence.

-True leaders are unique because they are rare and valuable.

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