Do you remember your first encounter with a leader who profoundly impacted the course of your career or business? Why do you think he or she left such a favourable impression? If you are in the position of leading others today, do the memories of your interactions with this individual linger fondly, still influencing your own leadership style?
Hopefully, you answered “yes” to these questions although it would not be surprising if:
a) You have yet to encounter a passionate leader and therefore have no frame or reference
b) You are sadly lacking a role model, or
c) Your recollections of leaders from your past make you wince, rather than smile. Continue reading “Passionate Leadership: 12 Key Traits That Distinguish The Best From The Rest”