When People Fear You, You’re Not A Leader

As the fortune cookie I came across yesterday says:

“Leadership is action, not position.”

And actions demonstrate a good or evil heart.

When everyone hates a leader is that a “leader?”

- Fear is not leadership.

- Bullying is not leadership.

- Corruption is not leadership.

Leadership is:

- Showing others what is right and being a good influence.

- Rolling up your sleeves and doing the hard work alongside everyone else.

- Helping others to achieve their potential.

- When others see you as a leader based on your integrity of purpose and actions.

How we treat others is as true a test of leadership as of where we want to go and how we want to get there.

G-d sees everything man (leader or not) does, and only He in Heaven is the Leader of Leaders and the King of Kings. ;-)

(Source Photo: Andy Blumenthal)

Andy Blumenthal is a dynamic, award-winning leader with 30 years of experience delivering results across the public and private sectors. Views are his alone.

Andy Blumenthal is a dynamic, award-winning leader with 30 years of experience delivering results across the public and private sectors. Views are his alone.