"... they’re even more successful not because of what you see them do… but because of what you don't see them do."
This great post is about Leadership, not Thought Leadership.
I however decided to curate it here because it highlights an important and often underestimated concept: values that contribute to defining a leader, but unseen.
Building thought leadership is about demonstrating, showing, proving - it's very much outbound. Interesting to consider leadership-building actions that are unseen. How to you reconcile the market necessity of being seen, and these behind the scene values?
In any case, I concur: I recognize leadership in people who forgive, don't seek credit and let other have ideas. Although of course, this is far from sufficient...