Want to be a true leader?
One of the foremost authorities on the subject of leadership, John C. Maxwell penned an excellent and wise observation.
True leadership does not stem from a title on our business card, the sign above our door or a particular appellation we carry. True leadership is about one life influencing another.
Merriam-Webster’s on-line dictionary describes influence as “the capacity or power of persons or things to be a compelling force on or produce effects on the actions, behavior, opinions, etc., of others.”
We’ve all experienced the pressures and oversight of a leader in name only; but how many of us can say we’ve been enriched by the presence of someone’s positive influence?
We need not carry any title to recognize the many ways in which we can positively influence others: in kindness and gratitude; in service; in honesty, integrity or courage; in teaching and mentoring what we know. The list of ways in which we can influence another is limited only by our talents, creativity and vision.
Today’s podcast expands upon the idea of leadership and reminds us all to be leaders in our own right.
For every leader who is improving the game and for every potential leader who’s yet to step up to greatness, listen here or via the link below.
Tune in, consider the concept and contribute the best of who — and what — you are to make the world a healthier, happier place for others!
Maura Sweeney is a Podcaster, Author and Speaker
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