“Leadership” is such a great topic and so very misunderstood. So many confuse being the “boss” with being the “leader.” Here’s how I make the distinction…if I pay you to follow me, I am your boss…if you choose to follow me (regardless of pay) I am your leader. You don’t aspire to be a leader; a leader unfolds in your life when you take a stand on an issue that is also of importance to other people. A leader is different than a project lead. A project lead is a “boss” of sorts because they are accountable for getting the work accomplished through other people. A leader aligns the values of people who mobilize to a future they desire.
Conditions can be set to help a person discover their attunement to leadership work through workshops such as follows:
3) Kouzes and Posner Leadership Assessment: a 360-degree assessment tool based on their five pillars of leadership and how they are experienced. Call Annette to discuss
4) For city leaders, consider the following: