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Some Slightly Random Thoughts on Leadership

March 15, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

The truth is, not everyone can be a leader. Either by temperament, talent, or skill set, there are people who simply cannot fill the leadership role, whether they seek it or it is thrust upon them by circumstance. And, while some seem “born to” the role of command, others must learn the skills required to lead. With that in mind, I offer some slightly random thoughts on leadership… “It’s hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse.” – Adlai E. Stevenson II What does this have to do with leadership? Well, for me, it helps to illustrate the fallacy of “Style over substance” as a value. If you think you “look funny” in […]

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