ABC’s of Leadership (W) – Walk

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The ABC’s of Leadership (Day 23): Walk

The hardest walk is walking alone.  But, it’s also the strongest. (Unknown)

 

Day 23 – ‘W’
ABC's of Leadership (Walk)

ABC’s of Leadership (Walk)

It’s easy to make promises.  It’s harder to keep them.

Leadership is a contact sport. It’s action-oriented.  Leadership is a verb.  It requires consistency – putting one foot, in front of the other – walking towards the promises you make, and towards a better environment.

Our walk counts for more than our talk. Always. (George Mueller)

Today’s concept focuses on alignment.  It is critical to for leaders to be in full alignment with organizational strategies, personal beliefs and actions.  Harvard Business Review author Bill Taylor’s ‘The Best Leader’s Talk the Walk” claims “leaders that think differently about their business invariably talk about it differently as well.”

Want more on leadership? Check out my partner Dale Richardson’s thoughts in his Live the Goals podcast here!

 

“The ABC’s of Leadership” is a web series highlighting principles of leadership.

Each day, we’ll highlight a new focus area and concept.  Done in partnership with Dale Richardson, a Podcast Host and John Maxwell Team certified speaker, trainer and coach, we’ll also offer a podcast exploring each idea further.

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