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Be Really Good At What You Do

Dream Big

A good leader will make a difference for their company.

A very good leader will make a difference in the lives of others.

A great leader will do both.

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No really

Great Leader Question

How Does It Happen In Nature?
How Does It Happen In Nature?

Are great leaders born or made?

Do great leaders have an endless supply of hope, or are they realists?

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Anyone Else Think Like This?

What If They Could Vote?

Is This Your Daily Focus?
Is This Your Daily Focus?

Leaders, ask yourself a very simple question.

If your people could vote whether or not to keep you as their leader, would they?

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Leadership Vision Leader Trust

Okay, so if trust is the most important great leader characteristic, where does vision fall?

Well, as crazy, and contradictory as this is going to sound, vision is actually the most important.  What the?  Exactly.

Vision is the reason we wake up in the morning.  Vision is the reason we wake up in the middle of the night.  Vision is the reason we can’t fall asleep. Vision is what makes us do ordinary things in an extra-ordinary fashion.

Vision is a view of the future that is better than the current view.

Not talking vision statement here.  Heck, no one knows that it is anyway.  Seriously.  No one does.  And if anyone does, it’s someone who wrote it – and by now they’re probably retired or dead.  But no one else. (I’ll call your bluff on this one if you really want to disagree)

This is what makes leaders great.  A vision for the future that is better than the current vision.

A vision that is lofty, hard to articulate and you may not say it the same way twice.  A vision that is impossible.

A vision is more important than trust.