As someone who has made some extraordinary mistakes, I enjoyed this article:) …
If you’re merely a ordinary leader then it’s likely you make ordinary mistakes. They are easy to make, that’s the bad news. The good news is that they are also easy to avoid. As in so many areas of life, the difference between ordinary and extraordinary is just that little extra.
Here are a few “extras” to help you become an extraordinary leader.
If things are more important to you than people then you will always have severe problems getting commitment from your people.
It feels like I’ve said this a million times but I’ll say it yet again; leadership is about people. If you’re a leader then it is absolutely essential you understand that you lead people, not buildings, budgets, processes, or plans. You manage all that, but you lead people.
If your people feel, even a little bit, like they are merely the objects you use to build…
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