Owning a business is a big commitment and a big responsibility. You have got to be able to do everything that you need to do, plus be able to work with everyone else and help them where it’s needed. It’s a lot to take on, and it’s something that you have got to be sure about if you’re going down this path. In this article, we’re going to be taking a look at some of the things that you can do in order to become the best leader that you can possibly be. Keep reading down below if you would like to find out more about this topic.
The new Top Gun: Maverick flew into theaters on Memorial Day weekend in what could be the best sequel ever to be released. After years of days due to COVID-19, we were treated to a masterpiece of a movie.
Tom Cruise reprises his role as Pete ‘Maverick’ Mitchell. Maverick is a former Top Gun student. He’s also spent 30 years as one of the Navy’s top aviators, though he has always found trouble.
Maverick is tasked with a mission. He is to train a group of Top Gun recruits to fly a mission so insane it is almost a suicide mission. The mission is to bomb a uranium enrichment facility in an unnamed country. These young recruits must be taught how to fly and survive. There’s only one man that can do this: Maverick.
A leader is always learning. One of those ways to continue to learn is to continue to read. Every book you read, you begin to consume what someone has taken years to learn.
You bypass the painful learning process by allowing others to learn for you. Then you learn through them.
That’s the power of books. It’s the reason I push people to read (or listen) to books so much.
Every month, I share 5 books leaders should read. Here are the books you should read in June 2022.
5 Leadership Books To Read In June 2022
Author Paul B. Thornton knows the power and value of having an aligned organization. In his book, Is Your Organization Aligned?, he shares the whys and the hows behind organizational alignment.
A leader is not born but made. Leadership is a skill that can be honed and developed over time with the right guidance and support. There are many ways to spot a leader in the making, from their early childhood years all the way into their early twenties.
Here are 20 telltale signs that someone has the potential to be a great leader:
1. They’re natural-born communicators
Leaders are excellent communicators. They have the ability to effectively communicate their vision and inspire others to buy into it. This starts at a young age – leaders are often the ones who are chosen to be class president or captain of the sports team because they have a knack for getting their point across clearly and persuasively. They followed the lesson plans and did their homework. In other words, they set an example.
Identifying and growing potential leaders can be tricky. You may not know what to look for or what you can do to develop these up-and-coming leaders.
Despite this, you have to be able to identify and grow new leaders.
These new leaders will be the ones to take your organization to the next level. Who better to lead them towards this objective?
5 Surefire Ways to Identify and Grow Potential Leaders
Create a Leadership Assessment:
Do you want to identify potential leaders? Look no further than a leadership assessment. You can find one online. However, I want to encourage you to think about creating a leadership assessment yourself.