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Leadership Vision And Fantasy

One of the pitfalls that can stop potential leaders is the desire to focus onresponsibility vision to the detriment of facing reality. But good leaders are both visionary and realistic.  The Law of the Scoreboard in from John C. Maxwell book The 17 Indisputable Laws of Teamwork states, “The team can make adjustments when it knows where it stands.” In other words, reality is the foundation positive change. If you don’t face reality, then you will not be able to make necessary changes.

Bill Easum, president and senior managing partner in Easum, Bandy and Associates asserts, “Realistic leaders are objective enough to minimize illusions. They understand that self-deception can cost them their vision.” That was true for me. My high belief in people and my desire to protect people I loved got in the way of facing the truth—and being honest with them when their performance was hurting the company.

If you are optimistic, and you naturally encourage people, as do, then you may need to take extra care to look reality in the eye and keel’ yourself grounded. Continually cast a realistic eye on

• The Situation—it is often worse than you think.

• The Process—it usually takes longer than you think. • The Price—it always costs more than you think.

If you lack realism today, then you may lack credibility with others tomorrow. As people says, “Facing current reality is o: nasty, but necessary.”

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DEFINING YOUR LEADERSHIP

One of the leaders that popular is Winston Churchill, England’s prime minister who stood up against the Nazis during World War II. He was a leader’s leader! He once remarked, “In every age there comes a time when a leader must come forward to meet the needs of the hour. Therefore, there is no potential leader who does not have an opportunity to make a positive difference in society. Tragically, there are times when a leader does not rise to the hour.”

What determines whether a leader emerges to meet the challenge of the hour? More to the point, what will determine whether you will step for­ward to successfully meet the challenges you face? The determination factor is how you handle certain critical moments in your life. These moments will define who you are as a person and as a leader.

How Will You Be Defined?

If you are familiar with philosophy of leadership and, then you know that everyone have their own opportunities to growth. In fact that, there is a not overnight success and from the core principles of John C. Maxwell there is Law of Process call “The Irrefutable Laws of Leadership” which  states, “Leader­ship develops daily, not in a day”. In additional, the choices we make in critical moments help to form us and to inform others about who are we.

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