Is it their general attitude when faced with adversity? Is it their ability to take risks? Or is it their utmost sense of purpose?
Here are 6 characteristics of great leaders coming from 6 of the Philippines’ emerging thought leaders and innovators:
Great leaders have vision. When Mark Ruiz looked at the sari-sari store, he saw a lot more than just the traditional mom and pop. He saw the potential of these micro-businesses to realize new revenue streams and evolve into a community of stores that serve as hubs for goods and services.
If you are managing people as an owner of a business, manager or supervisor, how do you make your workers loyal to you and the organization?
And since managing people involves leadership, what kind of a leader are you?
The Oft-repeated problems in management and leadership
As Peter Drucker once said, “Management is doing things right; leadership is doing the right things.”
But what does it mean to do the right things?
By definition the term leadership means the position or function of aleader, a person who guides or directs a group. Traditionally leadership has been defined by having a specific role such as a c-level executive, a Prime Minister or President, and so on.
However, according to Ronald Riggio, a professor of leadership and organization psychology at the Kravis Leadership Institute, the definition of leadership is changing and the lines of responsibility are becoming blurred.
Riggio discusses how overuse of the word leadership has rendered it nearly meaningless in an Inc. article titled, “Not Enough Indians – How do you lead when everyone gets to be a ‘leader?‘” Continue reading