Monthly archive for September 2004

Who Do You Follow -If You Are the Leader?

Many people want to be the leader, even if they do not know where they are going or how to get there. Some people get drafted to lead when they do not want to have that responsibility That is why you should never miss when officers are chosen; the one absent gets the real work! Others have very narrow ideas of what leaders look like. Leadership is required for any organization to move forward, but leadership is also a rather mysterious and weighty thing. Four Responses to Leadership 1.  I don’t have what it takes. Many times people refuse to lead because they are unwilling to pay the price. Leadership, as with all things of value, is a costly exercise. It takes: * time * energy * resources * insight * patience * wisdom and strength The satisfaction in knowing that successful leadership has helped produce something of value is

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