Regular readers will know that I am quite a fan of articles by Jesse Lyn Stoner. This recent one talks about some of her experiences with a not for profit organisation. Her Leadership Lessons are applicable anywhere though.
The full article is available here: My Leadership Lessons as Executive Director – Jesse Lyn Stoner.
In summary, her six leadership lessons are:
- Leadership is messy
- Get a coach
- Ultimately leadership comes down to who you are
- Connect with the people in your organization
- Take a strong stand AND let them make mistakes
- Look for and create opportunities to have discussions about the big picture