Leadership is such a complicated idea. One we try to boil down to trite quotes and phrases.
We’ve all heard “Leadership is influence. Plain and simple.” or “Leadership is the impact you on another person’s life.” or maybe “Leadership is doing the right thing.” These leadership quotes are great. They give us an idea of what to shoot for but they also don’t tell you what you need to know about leadership before you begin to lead.
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Leadership is more complicated than a simple quote. You’re going to run into situations where cute leadership quotes won’t do anything for you.
While leadership quotes are fun, quotes aren’t going to prepare you to lead well. And you need to be prepared to lead.
So, today, let’s talk about what you need to know about leadership before you begin to lead. Read more...
Has anyone ever told you that you’re too young to lead? Maybe they’ve told you that you don’t know enough yet. You haven’t reached the age of maturity.
Some of those concerns are valid. You might not know as much as you need to. Or you might be a lot younger than those you’re going to be leading.
Yet being young shouldn’t stop you from leading. Rather, you should be encouraged to lead when you’re young.
Yes, you’re young…
There are many issues that can arise because of your youth.
You might easily be distracted by the next shiny thing. You might not know everything there is to know about the situation you’re leading the organization into. Or you might not have buy-in from those around you, after all, you’re half their age.
Leading when you’re young can be tough. You feel discouraged and that your voice doesn’t matter. Read more...
Welcome to episode 3 of The Answers From Leadership Podcast. Today’s guest is Paul Sohn.
Paul is a leadership consultant, blogger, speaker, and author. He Has spent most of his career building leaders worth following and creating good-to-great organizations. He has worked for both a Fortune 50 company and a Top 100 Great Place to Work Company.
Now, he works for a global leadership consultancy GiANT Worldwide as a leadership transformation consultant. They own and operate the global brands and events, Catalyst and Leadercast. They have offices in London, Atlanta, and Oklahoma City, and now expanding in Asia.
**UPDATE** Paul is now the founder of QARA. QARA exists to equip, inspire, and empower twenty-somethings to discover their True North.
Who is Paul Sohn?
Paul is an author, blogger, speaker. Leadership coach. His heart and vision is to raise us the next generation of Godly leaders in the 7 spheres of influence. Read more...