Here are 5 new posts on the topic of leadership. The topics cover digital media and leadership, the importance of time, ethical leadership, leadership and the battle for civil rights, and whether you have what it takes to lead. Take a few minutes and grow your leadership.
7 Traits That Indicate You Might Not Be Leadership Material “Being an effective leader is a task not everyone can do. At least not without guidance from mentors, experience, desire to think of others first, and the will to absorb his or her staff’s positive and negative traits. Are you leadership material?” See what else Rosalinda Randall has to say on the Great Leadership blog.
Making Time For Time “Time is a non-renewable resource; a fixed asset. If you’re diligent, you can earn more money—but time, once it’s spent—is gone.” Brian Sooy gives us four priorities when considering the stewardship of time–on the Lead Change Group blog.
Digital Media and the Future of Your Leadership This is a six and half minute video that walks through the power of digital media for leadership in the 21st century. A full transcript is provided within the post also. This will get you thinking.
9 Questions for Ethical Leaders in the New Year “As we head into the New Year, use these questions to plan how you will transform your leadership, your workplace and your world. Ethical leadership is not something we will ever “finish” or check off a list. It’s a lifelong quest. Take the time to plan now for your ethical success in 2015. Get ready for the future of ethical leadership.” Lind Fisher Thornton gives us some great evaluative questions to grow our leadership.
The Final Civil Rights Battle: Ending Police Brutality If you don’t think recent issues surrounding Furguson and the Eric Garner case are not leadership issues you would be wrong. Leaders, especially majority culture leaders, must be aware of the deeper narrative that this issues reveal. Thabiti Anyabwile writes a powerful post that every leader should read.
There are the 5 for this week. There is something here for you–maybe more than one post will inform your leadership.