A very important for success in all activities of our life is the ability to Lead. John C. Maxwell says that “Everything rises and falls every issue of Leadership.” Leadership is important because not only will you be able to lead others, but be prepared to take ourselves. No one is completely successful only by being a follower. Sometimes, we simply must find a new path, be bold and follow it. Being a good leader is more than just being in front of a crowd.
A leader must act. There are many people who see or hear as leaders, but rarely perform actions of leaders, and that is the true test of leadership, however, to become good leaders ourselves, we must focus on actions rather than mere appearances. In this article refers to eight steps to be taken as actions to perform on a regular basis. First, be alert to new possibilities. “Reality” is not an absolute, everything is subject to constant change.
Think of inventors, explorers, and social change agents who have achieved greatness. Some might say simply that some people are successful because they have been fortunate to be in the right place at the right time. Maybe so, but if you’ve had your eyes open for opportunity, then would not have mattered if they were in the right place. Second, take inspiration from wherever it comes, even our adversaries. The wisest of the leaders constantly look at her competition. In war, politics, business and constantly see examples of this research and recognition. Third, learn something new and promote new ways of doing things every day. This means that you should try to broaden your horizons, both internally and externally. Eat with new experiences and knowledge, broaden your horizons. Find and meet new people and immerse themselves in new social situations. You never know when these new experiences will help you in your leadership role. Fourth, seek and find answers unusual places. Look under the surface. This is an extension of the third stage when it comes to finding new knowledge. We must find those answers where the majority of people do not seek them. Attend seminars to extra instruction, attend forums or places where there is more room for questioning and debate. Find information of thinkers, teachers and / or unconventional writers. Fifthly, improvise, if there are no existing solutions. No excuses. Necessity is the mother of invention. How do you know it will not work if you’ve never tried before? Look at your problem from different angles and deal systematically with different solutions and different combinations. Six, make one person happy every day. Make someone happy also feeds our own personal happiness. Imagine how much better would the world be if all we put our grain of sand to spread a little happiness. Seven, offer help, although there is no apparent reward for you. This means giving of their time and energy, and yourself. Sometimes this means helping someone who does not know and sometimes can be very personal action. Finally, never let negativity take over you. Always accentuate the positive aspects of everything and this will increase the chances of getting a positive result following these eight steps of action can not only be better leaders, but we will have a more fulfilling personal life.