What is Leadership?

True Leadership is influence in the beginning, but lasting leadership has to do with managing people and ideas.

Leadership begins with influence, lasts  with character and  is applied in managing people and ideas. Leadership is successful when we have all three: influence, character, management. True leadership is more about developing the person than accomplishing the task, however, the right leader will do both.

True leadership is more about developing the person than accomplishing the task, however, the right leader will do both.

Here are three quick ways to help develop others:

  1. Give excess ability. Give assignments for them to complete.
  2. Give accountability. Always check and see if they are doing what you asked them to do.
  3. Give responsibility. Allow them to do what you ask of them, let them live out what they are learning.

About the Author Pastor James Greer

Pastor of Journey Church. Business Owner of D&J Tire, D&J Custom Homes, D&J Autoplex and D&J Investments

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