The Beginning of the journey

  • Leadership is often viewed as external, but it comes from within us and is an expression of our whole person.
  • Most descriptions of leadership focus on surface-level manifestations instead of foundational principles.
  • Effective leaders exhibit courage, authenticity, purpose-driven communication, and value creation for multiple constituencies.
  • Leadership is an intimate expression of who we are and we lead by virtue of who we are.
  • Courage and authenticity involve being our whole selves with openness and integrity.
  • Influence involves purpose-driven communication that inspires long-term action.
  • Value creation involves serving multiple constituencies for enduring performance and contribution.
  • Leadership can be defined as courageous, authentic influence that creates enduring value.

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