Great leadership requires a whole lot more than hard work. Sure, the ability to buckle down and plow through tasks is great, but disappearing into the shadows while doing so is something I call “invisible leadership” — managing like Casper the Friendly Ghost.
These folks have given up on inspiring their crews, influencing other departments, and enacting companywide change management. Instead, they stay in their swim lane and complete their daily responsibilities without stepping on toes.
It’s low-emissions leadership. We don’t need this type of leadership. We actually want our leaders to leave a visible footprint.
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By Kendall Matthews. You need to be the outlier, the 1 percent who meditates in the middle of the storm, then stands up and says, “Follow me.”