The fifteenth Block and Limitation to Business Genius is uninspiring leadership.
Now, admittedly, in days gone by – when the boss was the boss, others were ludicrously lucky to have a job, and that was the end of it – this didn’t matter too much.
Nowadays, however, the inspirational dimension of leadership appears to matter more than ever, for as Deborah Meaden (of the enterprising TV show The Dragon’s Den) highlights:
‘A leader’s job is to inspire!’
Unfortunately, however, inspiring (which basically means to breathe into) doesn’t come naturally to many leaders, who may be technically brilliant, and financially astute, but far less skilled at securing commitment.
So what’s the secret of ‘bringing others with you’, ...