3 Things Leadership Is Not

Posted on June 26, 2014

  This Inc.com article highlights “3 Things Leadership is Not” written by Les McKeown who has  recently written a book titled “Do Lead.”

1) Leadership isn’t about charisma – Charisma can be a great tool for a leader to wield – but it’s not a prerequisite.  Nor is it necessary to be a wonderful communicator or motivator.

2) Leadership isn’t about genius – There are very many exceptionally clever people who could never be though of as effective leaders – most likely your old college professors included.

3) Leadership isn’t about position – Leadership has almost nothing to do with an org chart.  Many people who never rise to prominence in an organization consistently act as leaders.

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