Leadership Is Not A Position Or Big Office

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Leadership is not a position or big office. It does not mean to own expensive office leather furniture. It is not driving a BMW or wearing a Rolex. The leader is a source of inspiration. The Leadership is a magic" Leadership has nothing to do with seniority or one’s position in the hierarchy of a company. Leadership has nothing to do with titles. Leadership isn’t management. Leadership is a process of social influence, which maximizes the efforts of others, towards the achievement of a goal"( Kevin Kruse,2013). The best definition ever is for Warren Bennis: “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality” (as cited in Forbes, 2013). I believe that all of us have "Leaders ' DNA"(Abel, 2008) and the leadership skills…show more content…
King Lear said "Nothing will come of nothing" ( William Shakespeare, n. d.) so do not count on a leader who doesn 't aware of his strengths and weakness. It is valuable to mention here the following quotation "It is about ‘who I am’ as much as ‘what I do’. Leadership is a way of living and is defined not by the scale of the opportunity, but by the quality of the response to it. The effective leadership of others starts with the leadership of self. Good leadership is not control or influence but allowing others to develop, blossom and grow. The ability to read, know and understand one’s own emotions builds the foundations for doing the same for others, or at least to understand them"( Flanagan, 2013); Cultural intelligence. Culture, in general, is the core of any nation. It is the mirror of any nation “Culture is the characteristics and knowledge of a particular group of people, defined by everything from language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music and arts. Many countries are largely populated by immigrants, and the culture is influenced by the many groups of people that now make up the country. This is also a part of growth. As the countries grow, so does its cultural diversity"( Kim Zimmermann, 2015). Culture is one of the most emotional factors. According to my experiences, many businesses did shut down, experts have been kidnapped, and civil wars broke out due to
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