I have argued that it is not the role of a team to make its leader look good. It is the role of the leader to make the team look good. The leader must provide every resource and opportunity for the team to succeed in its tasks. This theory is corroborated by the developers of Harvard University’s National Preparedness Leadership Initiative.
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It is not the role of the people we lead to make us look good. It is our role as leaders to make them look good. That is, it is our role as leaders to provide every resource and opportunity our team needs to succeed in its tasks. [Read more…] about The Role of Leadership