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Leading is Believing

Wed, 2018-02-14 06:51 -- tomjonez

 

It is my unshakable perspective that when we are called to lead a team we are primarily responsible to serve those who are participating on the team.  And although there are numerous facets implied by this perspective, one of the root elements is to maintain a constant belief in each member of the team.

One of the Hardest Things About Leadership - Summary

Sat, 2018-01-27 16:19 -- tomjonez

 

Over the past couple of months, I have focused on the proposition that when it comes to leading people, one of the hardest things to do is to lead people.

I have affirmed that there are no simple “quick-fix” answers, despite the many “how I did it in five easy steps” books available online and at the many flashy kiosks in every airport departure area, world-wide.

One of the Hardest Things About Leadership...Part 8

Sat, 2018-01-27 15:39 -- tomjonez

 

Over the past number of weeks, I have commented that one of the hardest things to do is to lead the people we serve.  Many authors have devised simple “marketing” approaches that I believe have more to do with their promotional appeal than with the real world of leadership.  Yet as we all realize, in actual practice leadership is not that simple; quick-fix proposals don’t fit into the demands of real-life experience.

One of the Hardest Things About Leadership...Part 7

Wed, 2018-01-03 06:46 -- tomjonez

 

In previous weeks, I have commented that one of the hardest things to do is to lead the people we serve.  Many authors have devised “simple” approaches that I believe have more to do with their promotional appeal than with the real world of leadership.  By contrast, in actual practice, we quickly realize that providing direction does not prove quite so simple; quick-fix proposals don’t fit into the demands of real-life experience.

One of the Hardest Things About Leadership...Part 6

Wed, 2017-12-13 10:37 -- tomjonez

 

Through previous Blogs, I have explored the assertion that one of the hardest things to do is to lead the people we serve.  Many “lists” of purported “easy” strategies appear regularly online.  Yet we quickly realize that actual leadership does not prove that easy; quick fix approaches don’t fit into the rubric of real leadership experience.

One of the Hardest Things About Leadership...Part 2

Wed, 2017-10-25 11:49 -- tomjonez

 

In my last Blog I reflected on the thought that when it comes to leading people, one of the hardest things to do is: to lead the people (read here).

And even though I affirmed that there are no “simple” answers, I committed to reviewing several principles that are transferable to any number of leadership environments:

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