126 CDP: Leading from the Inside: How to be a Leader in ANY Role.

May 18, 2017


Leading from the Inside

Leading from the inside. Leadership is not the same thing as authority. You don’t need letters before or after your name, or a special title to be a leader. You don’t need a title at all.

Leadership is less about role and all about a choice. We all know and have experienced authorities…people who have manager or boss or charge nurse or supervisor in their titles who are terrible leaders. I’m sure you have experienced this. I know I have. And it’s really unfortunate when that happens…because it doesn’t have to. Great leadership is a skill that can be taught, but being a true leader takes more than just learning some management skills.
Great leadership is not something that comes only from the outside at all….it’s an inner thing. That’s why I called this Leading from the Inside. Leading people is not the same as bossing them around or as managing them. Not at all. It’s more intuitive than that.

In this episode:

In this podcast you’ll hear:

  •  what leadership actually is
  • the 10 top traits of a great leader
  • why being a great leader is to your advantage in the workplace…in other words, what YOU will get out of it
  • 7 best practices of an amazing leader

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Until next time,








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