Leadership is much less about what you do, and much more about who you are. – Frances Hesselbein
“If you view leadership as a bag of manipulative tricks or charismatic behaviors to advance your own personal interest, then people have every right to be cynical,” explains Frances Hesselbein. “But if your leadership flows first and foremost from inner character and integrity of ambition, then you can justly ask people to lend themselves to your organization and its mission.”
Frances Hesselbein is President and CEO of the Frances Hesselbein Leadership Institute (founded as the Peter F. Drucker Foundation for Non-Profit Management). Previously she served as CEO of Girls Scouts of the USA. Under her leadership, the organization grew to 2.25 million girls and 780,000 volunteers.
This week, I invite you to consider, what can you do as a leader to encourage others to thrive?
Enjoy a happy and productive week!