Becoming a Leader is a matter of identity, not position.

Eric was about to scream. His latest plan somehow wasn’t moving forward. Once again, his employees left the planning meeting and went right back to what they were doing, as if his presentation hadn’t even happened. Eric didn’t realize that being “the boss” didn’t make him a leader. You can be a good CEO by mastering the job requirements. Leading people is not so clear cut. Leadership isn’t a job; it’s relationship. Without followers, you can’t lead. Cultivate the relationship beginning with yourself; create an identity of leadership.

Leave Your Follower Mentality Behind

The first step is deceptively simple: choose. You probably said “Yes” to your job as a conscious decision. Now decide you will begin leading…

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Creating Your Identity as a Leader

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