What is leadership, is a post designed to effectively explain what is true leadership. Most leadership site has given us part of the definitions on leadership and that's the reason for this post.
If you’re going to influence society, your business, organization and school, you must be the leader in that area. The first step to becoming a leader in your chosen field is understanding leadership.
What is Leadership: Leadership is the capacity to influence others through inspiration, generated by a passion, motivated by a vision, birth by a conviction, produced by a purpose.
Leaders must have all this qualities in their lives in other to become true leader.
What is Leadership: Leadership is the result of a process and it starts at the bottom;
It is discovering the original reason for your birth, you are not a mistake, and you were born to do something important. This has to happen to you personally
This discovery gives you a sense of meaning and knowledge of what you’re meant to do in life.
Leaders know who they are, their strengths and weakness and how to fully deploy their strength and compensate for their weakness. This helps you know your uniqueness.
Conviction is a believe in your significance. When you discover your purpose, automatically you will discover you are important to the world. This is hard to accept because we have been conditioned not to believe in ourselves. Conviction is a spiritual experience because you have a connection with whom you are and why you are born.
Vision is simply purpose in pictures. Conviction will always begin to show up in pictures, you see how you are supposed to help the world, what you’re going to contribute to your generation.
Martin Luther King jr
Martin Luther King jr said he has a dream, were he sees a day when little white boys and girls will walk hand in hand and will not be judged by their color but the content of their character. That’s purpose in pictures.
Passion is a desire that is stronger than death and greater than opposition. It is the root of self-motivation and the energy that fuels persistence, consistency and resilience.
Passion is the secret source of a leaders drive. It is the force that directs the management of the leader’s time, energy, resources and priorities. Passion makes leadership effective.
When you generate meaning in other people's life by your passion. People are inspired when they see someone who believes in something so deeply that they are willing to die for it.
When people are so impacted by your conviction of character, they are willing to surrender their authority to your cause. When you give people meaning, they will give you their authority which comes with their resources, their time, talent and their money.
People follow you because they believe in your assignment, leaders are made by the people, therefore leaders never seek followers, and they pursue purpose.
The degree of problems you solve in your environment, organization and business, determines your influence and leadership. People will seek you out because you answered their question. The problems you solve determine your value, then you receive worth and people will pay you to be yourself.
Look out for problems in your environment, school, business or career and solve it. Develop yourself, acquire skills and be the solution to your world.
True leadership is discovering the problem you were born to solve, needs that must be met, and wrongs that must be right. Your value is in the problem you solve which determines your worth in the society or your organization.
If you help people get what they need, you will always get what you want.