Leadership is not for the faint of heart. Leadership is not easy or certainly not always fun.
Today more than ever, we need brave leadership.
Five Characteristics of a Brave Leader
Willing to make the tough decisions. Even when people don’t understand or agree.
Always the most accountable for their actions. They own it even when things do not go well.
Speak the truth to power. They are principled in their leadership.
Have uncomfortable conversations. These are never fun but needed.
Work themselves out of a job. They are secure enough as a leader that they understand the importance of developing others.
As you think about these characteristics of a brave leader, which would be your weakest and strongest?
The good news is that you can choose to improve each of these characteristics.