Have you ever heard this quote “Not all leaders are created equal” ?
The problem many organizations, whether it is within companies, institution, political party or even presidency are suffering from is a recognition problem – they can’t seem to recognize good leaders from bad ones, leadership vs leadershit
1. Vision :
Leadership : have a clear direction where to go, how to go and roadmap to reach the intended destination.
Leadershit : Leaders who lack vision cannot inspire teams, motivate performance, or create sustainable value.
Leadership : The leaders that walk the talk, work within corridor code of conduct, they are motivated to serve the interests of the people and organization, not their personal interests.
Leadershit : It doesn’t matter how intelligent, affable, persuasive, or savvy a person is, if they are lack of integrity and prone to rationalizing unethical behavior based upon current or future needs, they will eventually fall prey to their own undoing.
3. Performance :
Leadership : Great leaders always show a strong Winning Attitude, Even in tough times, they will find a way, they understand they can’t always win the battle but they make sure winning the entire war.
Leadershit : Nobody is perfect, but leaders who consistently fail are not leaders, no matter how much they wish they were. While past performance is not always a certain indicator of future events, I put my bet on someone who has consistently experienced success.
4. Learning Culture
Leadership : Good leaders are fully aware of things they know and things they don’t know. They have no need to be the smartest person in the room, but have the unyielding desire to learn from others.
Leadershit : type of leaders that has no interest to try new things, to learn the new skills and step in to new innovation.
5. Communication Skill
Leadership : Great leaders can communicate effectively across mediums, constituencies, and environments. They are active listeners, fluid thinkers, and know when to dial it up, down, or off.
Leadershit : type of leaders who keep all information for themselves, they don’t develop people, just treat people as servant to achieve their purpose.
6. Ego Control and Accountable
Leadership : Real leaders are accountable. They don’t blame others, don’t claim credit for the success of their team, but always accept responsibility for failures that occur on their watch
Leadershit : you did good, they took credit while if you did bad, all pointing fingers go to you.
Leadership : While love and leadership are certainly two words you don’t often hear in the same sentence, I can assure you that strong leaders do showand share Empathy, humility and kindness
Leadershit : Empathy takes time, focus, effort. Some leaders focus more on meeting deadlines than on the people who will carry you there
Leadership : only leaders that practice Collaboration and Dare to Think open-source not proprietary can survive and sustain today open world
Leadershit : type of leader that only showed power play “My way or the highway” styles don’t play well in today’s world,
9. Focus :
Leadership : Top leaders are ruthless in their pursuit of focus.
Leadershit : Those leaders who lack the focus and attention to detail will create a bad example and often make wrong decision
10. Comfort Zone :
Leadership : the best leaders won’t wait until future competitors come and beat him down but he understand how to pull the future forward. They are focused on leading change and innovation to keep their organizations fresh, dynamic and growing
Leadershit : Leaders satisfied with the status quo, or those who tend to be more concerned about survival than growth will soon be beaten by competitors that work harder, more efficient and outsmart them.
11. Customer Oriented
Leadership : Successful leaders focus on the consumer experience, which in turn leads to satisfaction and loyalty. They find ways to consistently engage the consumer and incorporate them into their future innovation and planning initiatives
Leadershit : Leaders that don’t care the needs of the market will fail. If you’re not taking care of your customers, someone else will be more than happy to.
Leadership : good leaders will show real courage to break from the norm, challenge the status quo, seek new opportunities, cut your losses, make the tough decision, listen rather than speak, admit your faults, forgive the faults of others, not allow failure to dampen your spirit, stand for those not capable of standing for themselves, and to remain true to your core values.
Leadershit : type of leaders who won’t take decision in regards all facts have been presented or type of leaders that will just take decision to please people. It’s good to have a nice leader but it is a lot nicer to be lead by someone who dare to make right decision in regards it is not a popular decision.
So, do you have a leadership or leadershit leading your organization …or country ?