It's not about perfection when it comes to leadership.. it's about striving to be all you can for you AND your office, your team, friends, clients, family and others. Love this!
I believe that it is in the toughest of times that true leaders emerge. Given the current environment that we are faced with our industry is in need of leaders more than ever. John Maxwell has identified 10 attributes that a great leader posseses and lives by in a challenging climate. ( From "The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership" by John Maxwell)
Positiveness: The ability to work with and see people and situations in a positive way.
Servanthood: The willingness to submit, play team ball, and follow the leader.
Growth Potential: A hunger for personal growth and development; the ability to keep growing as the job expands.
Follow Through: The determination to get the job done completely and with consistency.
Loyalty: The willingness to always put the leader and the organization above personal desires.
Resiliency: The ability to bounce back when problems arise.
Integrity: Trustworthiness and solid character; consistent words and walk
"Big Picture" Mind Set:The ability to see the whole organization and all of its needs.
Discipline: The willingness to do what is required regardless of personal mood.
Gratitude: An attitude of thankfulness that becomes a way of life.