Ralph Nader attorney and author once said, “The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.” It is important that leaders give back and help others develop strong leadership skills.
A study by leadership gurus James Kouzes and Barry Posner found that integrity and competence were the two most desirable traits leaders could possess. Ultimately these two traits boil down to credibility. Credibility is not given to leaders, it must be earned.
Learning is imperative to great leadership, but how do you learn as a leader? One way to continue developing your leadership skills is to seek out opportunities that will expand your knowledge and experience.
Ever been stuck in a rut? It can happen to anyone. One moment there isn’t a thing you can’t accomplish and the next you feel like you have lost your leadership juju. Maybe you’re deflated after a chapter conflict or your goals for the year seem overwhelming.