10 More Rules For The Leadership Impaired*

  1. Look for new opportunities. “If you don’t look out a window, you won’t see it.”
  2. Success creates it’s own euphoria.
  3. Don’t retire on the job – anticipate crisis.
  4. Create balance between the big picture and the details.
  5. Your success depends upon the quality of the people around you.
  6. There is no such thing as leadership traits.
  7. In general, leadership skills can’t be taught, but they can be learned.
  8. Listening is not a skill. It’s a discipline. All you have to do is keep your mouth shut.
  9. Effective leaders aren’t threatened by other’s strength.
  10. Leaders are neither born nor made. They are self-made.

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* Rules from Peter Drucker’s book, Managing The Non-profit Organization.

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