Lead Out…Lead On
“Leaders tell but never teach until the practice what they preach”
A survey conducted by the Opinion Research Corporation for Ajilon Finance asking folks to select the one trait the was most important for a person to lead them.
Rank Characteristic Percentage
1 Leading by Example 26%
2 Strong Ethics 19%
3 Knowledge of the business 17%
4 Fair and Balanced 14%
5 Intelligent and competent 13%
6 Giving recognition 10%
Leadership is caught more than taught. We watch and learn from the actions of others.
Reflect back on those who have Mentored or Lead you…what contrast do you see from the 6 in the list above…Followers may doubt what the leaders say, but actions always speak louder than words.