Do What You Can
wait for everything to be perfect. You have a unique contribution
to make. Make sure that you make it. Start Now - Then Improve!
Start where you are and do everything you can with whatever
you have. It will be enough.
is the true joy in life, being used for a purpose recognised
by yourself as a mighty one.” George Bernard Shaw
Have Huge Dreams
creative. ‘Think different!’ and see things differently.
Cling to your dreams whatever happens in your world. Never
let go of a dream until you are ready to wake up and make
it happen. Be prepared to work to make things happen.
“When you focus on your vision, magic happens!”
Choose Your Attitude
positive, confident, patient, ready, self-disciplined. Before
we can lead others we must be willing to manage ourselves
- and our attitudes.
are nothing more than habits of thought, and habits can
be acquired.” Paul Meier
Get to Know Yourself
is bringing who you are to what you do. Identify your true
self, your values and priorities and make sure that your words
and deeds always align.
simple reality is that there are no perfect lives or perfect
people for that matter, but each of us is unique and irreplaceable.”
Justice Frank Vincent
Understand Your Influence
has been calculated that even the most introverted person
will influence more than 10,000 people over a lifetime. Understand
that you are influencing people, for good or not, every single
day of your life. You are already leading people. Ask yourself
whether your example is leading people where you would have
them go? Use your influence. Be the example you would choose
to be - learn, grow and accept responsibility.
Have Great Expectations
guide other people by their expectations. They challenge,
change and extend people out of their comfort zone. No-one
needs a guide to stay put. You can become a better leader
by having great expectations of others, as well as of yourself.
“People tend to become what the most important people
in their lives think they will become.” John Maxwell
great expectations for the people you work with and who work
for you, and even more so for the people you love and live
with, and who live for you.
Pay The Price
whatever it takes - learn, listen, labour, encourage, inspire,
enthuse and most importantly empower.
has been said that there is no limit to what you can achieve
if you are willing to give someone else the credit. True leadership
requires commitment. It often has more to do with the price
we are willing to pay than the rewards we receive.
will get ready and then perhaps my chance will come.”
remember, you don't have to do all this on your own.
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Coaching Club. As a leadership specialist I've shown
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© Kerrie Mullins-Gunst
Kerrie Mullins-Gunst is an expert in all the knowledge, skills, attitudes and
behaviours you need to mentor, manage and lead your people, and one of Australia's
leading mentors, planning facilitators and female business speakers. For your
free Top Leadership Tips Workbook and other resources or to listen to her podcast,
visit http://leadershipskillcenter.com or call her on 61-3-9859 3924.
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