Real Leaders Hate Managing People

Hearing the word “leader”, what first comes to mind is often “managers”. But what about Martin Luther King and Mother Theresa? They were great #leaders though they weren’t managers. Both won the respect of millions, both started important social movements, and both are remembered as key influencers. #Real leadership isn’t about #managing #people actually, it’s about influencing people. And real leaders have these 10 qualities in common: 1. Leaders are here for change No true leader accepts the status quo. They always seek to improve the system, and they have…

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The Two Counterintuitive Traits That Make Steve JobsĀ and Elon Musk Exceptional Leaders

It’s the night of November 9th, 2001. The iPod is launching the following morning. #Steve Jobs, sits down with a model, plugs in the earphones and listens to a song…only something isn’t right.[1] Steve tries again, and though it functions, there is something about it he doesn’t like. So picks up his phone and calls some of his engineers. That night, that team of engineers stayed up into the night redesigning and rebuilding the jacks for 100 demo iPods just so they clicked into place correctly. This they did and…

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How to Spot Real Leaders Without Being Fooled by Fake Ones

Your boss is someone you need to report to and listen to, whether you like them or not. Every business has someone who is in charge of running a team of people, but that does not qualify them as #leaders. #Being in the position of power does not make you a leader, it takes much more than that. A leader is someone who inspires and motivates people to do their best while creating a bond of trust. A leader doesn’t have to instill fear to get things done – a…

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Why Some Leaders Are More Admirable Than Others

The term ‘leadership skill’ is not a new term for any of us. Leadership does not have a singular definition, but it is easy to identify someone who is referred to as a leader by examining how they approach life. An individual with good leadership traits can easily influence others’ decisions. To become a successful leader, there are different types of leadership skills you need to know. These skills are applicable to anybody, whether it is becoming the chairman of a company or becoming a father for a family. Below…

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The 6 Leadership Styles That All Successful Leaders Use

Great #leaders inspire us to do great things, to believe that we can do anything, and to become the greatest versions of who we can be. This is why, as a leader of your business or company, you will know instinctively if you’re leading your team into a brave new tomorrow, or if they’re lagging behind, dragging their feet. How they feel about your #leadership style could make or break your company. Being knowledgeable about your weaknesses, and more importantly, your natural strengths can be a total game-changer. Here are…

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7 Power Habits of Great Leaders and Business Icons

“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” Aristotle Our never-ending quest towards self-improvement is a long journey of small steps. Small #habits we repeat day after day, week after week, year after year. Small habits that have turned us into who we are today can also determine who we will become in the future. Below are 7 #Power Habits of some of the greatest human beings to ever live. Power Habit 1: Monitor Your Beliefs  Who did it? Mahatma Gandhi Mohandas “Mahatma”…

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