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How To Think Like a Leader
08 July 2013

Too often, people who are promoted to their first leadership position miss the point. And that failure probably trips up careers more than any other reason.  Being a leader changes everything. Before you are a leader, success is all about you. It’s about your performance. Your contributions. It’s about raising your hand, getting called on, and delivering the right answer.

When you become a leader, success is all about growing others. It’s about making the people who work for you smarter, bigger, and bolder. Nothing you do anymore as an individual matters except how you nurture and support your team and help its members increase their self-confidence. Yes, you will get your share of attention from up above—but only in as much as your team wins. Put another way: Your success as a leader will come not from what you do but from the reflected glory of your team.  Read more...