20+1 Thoughts For Reinventing Your Leadership


If you’re stuck in a rut of leadership, feeling hopeless that you’re not making much of a positive impact, then perhaps you need to reinvent your leadership approach.

It’s a common problem that all leaders face from time to time, and if done right, and make an incredible positive impact for the remainder of your career.

Here are 20+1 thoughts on reinventing your leadership to have a better influence:

  1. Remember what your core values are.
  2. Write down why you aspire to lead.
  3. Dream of how your leadership can make your world better.
  4. Identify those people whose lives will be better because of your influence. (It may be everyone).
  5. Find your shortcomings and fix those immediately.
  6. Determine to be a student of people.
  7. Determine to be a servant of people.
  8. Don’t minimize the importance of being a servant leader.
  9. Designate an accountability mentor to help you grow and stay rooted.
  10. Bring a mentoring mindset to every day.
  11. Make time weekly to study your industry.
  12. Set goals for your people and help them achieve them.
  13. Erase those thoughts that limit your leadership ability.
  14. Admit your mistakes openly.
  15. Conquer your fears by speaking more in meetings and other settings.
  16. Find the joy in discovering, learning, teaching, and growing.
  17. Be who you say you are going to be. (Authenticity Quotient – AQ).
  18. Read 1 book each month.
  19. Appreciate everyone you interact with.
  20. Be thankful for challenging people, circumstances, and life.

And …

  1. Find the “One Thing” that motivates you to give your best. Think on that every morning.

These and many other thoughts can quickly help you orient your leadership towards a wider and more meaningful influence. By changing things up around who you are, you can be a more effective leader with greater success, satisfaction, and credibility in the coming year.

Reinvent yourself effectively by starting today!

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About Paul LaRue

My goal - To encourage you to lead & influence others with positive impact.

Posted on December.5.2016, in Leadership, Personal Development. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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