The word “leadership” is often misunderstood in the workplace. Most people think it requires a title of some sort. You’re a leader if you supervise others or if you have a few fancy letters after your name.
I don’t think leaders are defined by position or organizational hierarchy. To me, leaders are defined by their actions. Consequently, I believe that anyone in any role has the ability to be a leader. Likewise, some people who are in traditional “leadership” roles definitely are not leaders by my estimation.
Being a leader in the workplace doesn’t require any special training or knowledge, but it does require character. It takes a little added effort and a thoughtful approach. But it’s not difficult. We’re talking about small, everyday actions here—nothing extravagant.
I also believe that leadership is a skill worth honing—regardless of your professional aspirations. Whether or not you want some official title in the future, practicing leadership is rewarding in and of itself.
If you agree with what I’m suggesting, I’m glad you’re here. You’re my kind of people. If you don’t agree with this philosophy, that’s okay too. I hope you’ll stick around and stay open minded. You might rethink your beliefs before it’s all said and done.
This month, I’m hosting a webinar on this very topic and I’m inviting you to attend. I promise you’ll hear some new ideas about leadership.
Everyday Leadership in Action (Free Webinar)
Date: Wednesday, March 28
Time: 11:00 AM Pacific | 12:00 PM Mountain | 1:00 PM Central | 2:00 PM Eastern
Duration: 1 hour
Regardless of your current role or career aspirations, demonstrating the simple tenants of “everyday leadership” in the workplace establishes you as a highly valuable asset within your organization. Beyond that, it offers a wealth of added personal and professional benefits. In this session, we’ll discuss how anyone in any position can be a leader—and why that’s a worthy goal for any professional.
- How leadership positively impacts your career and life
- What leadership really is and is NOT, and why small acts of leadership are often more powerful than big ones.
- How to embrace the leadership mindset and recognize your power to influence.
- Real-world examples of everyday leadership in action. (Hint: these are things anyone can do!)
Attendance to the live event is open and free for anyone. However, to access the replay of the event, you need to be a member of the Career Resource Library. SIGN UP HERE