How Do You Define Leadership?

How Do You Define Leadership?

How do you define leadership?

The phrase “leadership is” yields over 500 million search results. This indicates there is a pretty big interest in trying to define leadership, and hopefully, in learning to become a better leader. Good! 

Plenty of textbook definitions exist for leadership – however I want to hear from YOU!

How would you finish the phrase: 

Leadership is

As I’m big on quotes – I would finish it something like this:

“Leadership is… the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.”

– Dwight Eisenhower

Thanks for the words of wisdom Ike. To me, a huge part of leadership is the ability to inspire others. Leaders can’t lead without followers. 

So…how do YOU define leadership? (Tweet This)

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About Scott Span, MSOD: is CEO & Lead Consultant of Tolero Solutions – a Leadership Effectiveness & Strategy firm.  He helps clients in achieving success through people, creating organizations where people enjoy working and customers enjoy doing business. 

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