Leaders must be firm and foster accountability, but they also must know when to forgive past wrongs in the service of building a brighter future. One of the most courageous acts of leadership is to forgo the temptation to take revenge on those on the other side of an issue or those who opposed the leader's rise to power.
Painting a clear picture of your vision and communicating it is THE hardest part of business planning. If you are not clear, reach out to a coach or mentor. Let them ask you questions until you have your vision clear and detailed in your mind.
In my work as an executive coach to help others build vision, voice, and followership -- one of the biggest steps you can take for your career and life is to take the baby steps towards seeing yourself as "an owner." (RT @SmartBrief: Own Your Life...
Dana K. Dwyer's insight:
Leadership is not just for corporate fast trackers. A leadership mind set is essential for business owners.