How Do I know If I'm A Leader?
How do I know if I’m a leader?
I get asked that question a lot and my answer is pretty much the same….if you have to ask you probably aren’t.
I don’t say this to be mean but even if a leader doesn’t recognize they are a leader, they feel it and wouldn’t ask that question.
👉 They know that everything they do is being watched and scrutinized by others.
👉 They know that they have a responsibility to do the right thing.
👉 They work on themselves to get better, be better, do better.
👉 They run companies, lead departments, chair committees and take out the trash if it needs to get done.
👉 A leader gives the credit instead of taking it.
👉 A leader makes their boss look good.
That last one is one of my favorites. Sometimes a leader isn’t the boss, or manager or even the owner. Sometimes the leaders is a staff member that fulfills all the other qualities I spoke about.
Here are a few things you can do to become the leader that is within you.
➡️ Work on yourself. Read, watch and listen to things that promote your self worth.
➡️ Step up when needed and then give control back when your done. This will be noticed.
➡️ Be willing to do the time, don’t give up, keep learning.
➡️ Get to know other leaders that can help you grow.
➡️ Volunteer on a non-profit board.
Before you know it, the leader within you will emerge victorious.
Now go be a blessing to someone today!
If you’re looking for help on developing your leadership skills let me know. I’d love the opportunity to help you grow.
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