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Classic Leader Traits: 5 Lessons from Lincoln

Classic Leader Traits: 5 Lessons from Lincoln | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it

"Leaders are rarely the first person to see an opportunity, but they’re the first to seize an opportunity."

 

Excerpted from 5 leadership lessons from Lincoln.

 

 


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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's curator insight, July 3, 2013 7:04 PM

It's a helpful post:  simple, clear and well-timed for the July 4th holiday, referencing the critical impact of followership on leadership and Lincoln's great model for us all.  ~  Deb

John Michel's curator insight, July 3, 2013 10:39 PM

Have you ever wondered what makes a leader? We’ve heard that leaders have followers, but is there more? Leaders are going somewhere. What would you think of someone who claimed to be a leader, was surrounded by followers, but was going nowhere? Unfortunately, that’s the situation for many teams, organizations, and nations. So what really makes a leader?

David Hain's comment, July 4, 2013 3:06 AM
Happy 4th July to all my American friends!
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7 Things Confident Leaders Don't Do

7 Things Confident Leaders Don't Do | The Daily Leadership Scoop | Scoop.it

In a world full of wannabe entrepreneurs and leaders, don't try to be what you're not.

 

"Anyone who tells you to focus on self-promotion instead of doing whatever it is you love to do just doesn't get it."



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Deb Nystrom, REVELN's curator insight, February 25, 2013 11:20 AM

I'd add #8, working to illuminate your blind spots to #7, Which is about be-who-you-are.   Friends, colleagues and the use of a coach can help maximize your own strengnths in getting clear on your leader path and smart decision-making, through, not around, the blind spots. ~ Deb

John Wade: Coach; consultant; mentor's comment, February 26, 2013 5:09 PM
Good article - I like the comment that leaders focus on purpose, from which comes actions; and Deb Nystrom's addition. Useful checklist for aspirational managers
John Wade: Coach; consultant; mentor's curator insight, February 26, 2013 5:11 PM

Focus on purpose. Those who spend time on leading their business can't afford time on distractions. This article lists some reflections on what to avoid...