“The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.” ~ Kenneth H. Blanchard
The notion of being a boss as an effective leader is far gone. Once when I had a team, they gave me an official “BOSS” card. I was a card-carrying boss. The card pointed out that boss spelled backwards is “Double S O B.” Funny!
But it’s not funny. Pressuring team members and dictating what to do is not effective in today’s work environment.
Here are some polarities:
Got the idea?
The leader is first and foremost a person of influence.
The Transformational Leadership Strategist TM