This Week in Leadership
Sustainability and the Search for Talent
Savvy firms understand that young people want to work for organizations that cut down their carbon footprints, says best-selling author Daniel Goleman.
As the leader, you are never a solitary sojourner. Therefore, on your leadership journey, don’t walk alone.
Leadership requires followership. To create followership, you must meet people where they are. To lead is to make an emotional connection on a very real and human level in every interaction. As a leader, you must commit to meeting the needs of those who follow. Think shepherd: occasionally in front, sometimes beside but mostly behind.
Direction plus time are the primal elements of measurement that must be part of every leadership journey. This is not measured in months and miles, but rather in milestones—celebrating each achievement along the way, turning discouragement into encouragement, the mundane into the miraculous.
Here’s how you become a more effective leader when you don’t walk alone: