Doing what you say you will do is a matter of integrity. A promise is a promise, right? How do you feel when someone says they will do something, and then they don’t? It is disappointing. That person always loses credibility in my eyes instantly. It can be something as simple as saying you will […] Read more
Leadership can be the loneliness of all jobs. You have probably heard the saying: “It is lonely at the top!” Loneliness in leadership is often the outcome of the leader adhering to his or her conscience. Many decisions are not popular.
For many of us the greatest leader in our life was our mom. Mothers care, and they lead like it. They do so with love, by example and with courage. Mothers are often our primary developers, nurturers, teachers, coaches and support. Abraham Lincoln said it best when he said “All that I am or ever hope to be, I owe to my angel mother.” It is my opinion that a mother’s care is Heavens model of leadership.
Have you ever had a leader who said they would do one thing, but did another? How did you feel about that leader? Did he lose some credibility and trust in your eyes? To do what you say you will do is fundamental to your integrity as a leader. But how often do you see leaders do the opposite?