People look for four essential characteristics in leaders. In previous posts, we discussed the importance of integrity and judgment. The third and fourth essential characteristics of good leaders are competence and vision.
Within the past year or so, the topic of authentic leadership keeps surfacing around the Hogan office, with our clients, and at a few conferences. The repeated references to and different explanations of this buzzword in the leadership development world caused me to pause for a minute. What exactly is authentic leadership, and how can… Read more »
People look for four essential characteristics in leaders.
We are what we pretend to be, so we must be careful about what we pretend to be.
Leadership is the ability to build and maintain a team that can outperform the competition. Therefore a good leader must be someone others are willing to follow.
Steve Jobs is arguably one of the most successful businessmen in modern times. He started Apple and NeXT, took a majority ownership stake in Pixar for $10M and after ten blockbuster films sold the company to Disney for over $7B, and around the time of his death Apple had a market cap greater than the… Read more »
Leadership lessons from Thomas J. Watston, Sr.
What is a good leader? Michael Scott, the former main character in NBC’s hit sitcom The Office, has an intertesting take.
John F. Kennedy on leadership:
President Eisenhower on leadership: