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Leadership Position

Posted by Sri Subramanian (@whosissri) on November 14, 2011

Leadership is such an over-used word, so often confused with power.

There is no such thing as a leadership position.

Position gives us authority to make things happen. Leadership is when people do something – not for us, nor for our position – but, for the outcome that they believe will come from doing it.

Leadership is the ability to lay out a vision, and instill the confidence that it can be done. The only thing a position can give us is the audience to listen.

2 Responses to “Leadership Position”

  1. Meg Bear said

    This is so true Sri! I think the only thing I would want to layer on top of this discussion is the idea of influence and how mastering the ability to influence can multiply your leadership — as it is another way to get a bigger audience.

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