Not for the Faint of Heart

Libraries, like all organizations, must have good leaders.  Leaders are not born, they are made.  Becoming a leader is a conscious decision.

I find these 11 Ground Rules That Leaders Ought to Know (from Leading Blog) a good place to start.  What about you?  Here are a few:

  • Leaders don’t plan to be disrespected; Leaders practice universal principles than earn respect.
  • Leaders don’t motivate followers; Leaders search for the wants and needs that motivate followers.
  • Leaders don’t overreact to problems; Leaders prevent problems before they materialize.
English: Follow The Leader Next stop Devil's B...

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