“The key to successful leadership is influence, not authority.” ~ Kenneth H. Blanchard
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Mindset of BOSS versus Influencer
The notion of being a boss as an effective leader is far gone. The new paradigm is that of influencer. The effective Transformational Leader leads with personal influence and not power of position.
Once when I had a team, they gave me an official “BOSS” card. I was a card-carrying boss. The card pointed out that boss spelled backwards is “Double S O B.” Funny!
But it’s not funny. Pressuring team members and dictating what to do is not effective in today’s work environment.
Here are some polarities:
Got the idea?
The leader is first and foremost a person of influence.
The Transformational Leadership Strategist TM