If you’ve successfully been in a leadership position for some time, there’s a good chance that you’ve hit upon some of the secrets of this space. Although everyone does it differently, there are certain nuggets of wisdom I’ve learnt along the way that may hold true for most of us:
If you have passion and determination, anything is possible.
A clear goal that inspires you to get out of bed every morning is one of the essential ingredients of great leadership. Of course that requires some initial clarification of exactly what that goal is. Sometimes what we really want is different from what we think we should want. As the saying goes though, “There’s no point in climbing to the top of the ladder only to find it’s leaning against the wrong wall.” Passion and crystal clarity on where we’re headed also goes a long way towards inspiring our team to pitch in and help us get there.