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What Is A Leader, Anyway?

What is your definition of leadership?
What is your parents’ definition?
What is your boss'?
What is your best friend's?

Which one is right?

Which one does your soul say is right?

For more perspectives - Here are the Guru opinions.

HarperCollins Dictionary:

leadership (n) 1. The position or function of a leader. 2. the period during which a person occupies the position of leader: during her leadership very little was achieved. 3. a. the ability to lead. b. (as modifier): leadership qualities. 4. the leaders as a group of a party, union, etc.: the union leadership is now very reactionary.


Berkana Institute:

A leader is anyone who wants to help, anyone who is willing to step forward to help create change in their world. ~


Peter Drucker:

"The only definition of a leader is someone who has followers."


John C Maxwell:

"leadership is influence - nothing more, nothing less."


Warren Bennis:

Leadership is a function of knowing yourself, having a vision that is well communicated, building trust among colleagues, and taking effective action to realize your own leadership potential.


Howard Gardner:

A leader is an individual who significantly affects the thoughts, feelings, and/or behaviors of a significant number of individuals.




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