How many leaders have you created?
And how many are better than you?
Your job is not just to lead, it’s to make others around you even better leaders than you are. Besides looking at a leader’s skills, presence, and “hunger,” I assess leadership on three primary things: (1) How do you make people feel? Do they follow you because they want to or because they have to? (2) How effective are you at forwarding the vision and purpose of your charter? Are you and your people creating positive impact? (3) How many leaders are you creating and activating? Are you catalyzing and nurturing growth, setting people up to be even more successful than yourself?
In today’s business climate, doing good ...