Is Mark Zuckerberg a great leader?
I grew up in a blue collar, post war era cracker box with a brick façade that looked like all the others on the surrounding blocks. The neighborhood was nice and clean, and full of kids that, for the most part, were all friends.
What exactly is “conflict”?
Any employee with a supervisor will be the first to confirm that some people lead effectively and some do not. The difference has a lot to do with leadership style and leadership skills, the soft stuff that allows some to connect while others flounder.
Countless business books and other resources have been devoted to getting the most out of employees in order to maximize the bottom line. Yet, at the end of the day, the common theme essentially boils down to the fact that managers have to be equipped with leadership skills.
There is a great video by Drew Dudley called Leading with Lollipops that quickly and expertly explains how you can make a difference in other people’s lives without even knowing it.
Businesses have changed a great deal over the years, with previous structures and conventions often being discarded for new and better approaches.
In business, as in other aspects of life, there are those who lead and those who follow. However, these are not two mutually exclusive groups.
The leadership qualities of Frank Carney, the Pizza Hut co-founder and business legend, made a difference in the way I thought about business and personal growth. And it only cost me an afternoon and $20!
Everyone is a leader. People from all walks of life make a difference to others every day in ways they probably won’t ever know.