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Leaders Open Doors by Bill Treasurer

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Chapter 1

Introducing Open-Door Leadership

All that is valuable in human society depends upon the

opportunity for development accorded the individual.

Albert Einstein

 

Leadership is often defined as a set of behaviors by which one person influences others toward the achievement of goals. Put more simply, leadership is about momentum and results. While these definitions are true, they somehow fall short. What mechanism should a leader use, for example, to “influence” strong performance? Has leadership evolved beyond carrots and sticks? And what about the people being led? Besides a paycheck, what do they get out of getting results for the leader? ...

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