Posted on Sep 10, 2013 | | By Greg Richardson
I have worked with people who apparently would like to be coated with a nonstick surface. They hope that everything will slide off easily, leaving no stains or residue.
They tend to see leadership as obstacles waiting to happen to them. They do not want to be blamed for any imperfections.
The leaders who inspire me take responsibility.
Their focus is on learning the lessons that experience has to teach us, not on avoiding blame.
They are good listeners. They listen to themselves and to the people around them. They make decisions by gathering wisdom they can apply in new situations. They trust their ability to hear new truths as they continue to lead.
The leaders who inspire me teach me by their example. When we do not meet the goals we have set, when we do not work together…
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