Before you were a leader you were primarily responsible for your own success. Once you accepted the mantle of leadership you became responsible for the success of the people you lead as well.
Sadly, too many people in leadership positions never make that transition. That?s one reason they never become Authentic Leaders. They remain in competition with their people for recognition and credit for a job well done. The burden of responsibility for the success of others is too much for them to bear.
That burden however is willingly and sacrificially accepted by Authentic Leaders. They accept the responsibility of investing a part of themselves in another person?s success. They celebrate the success of their people even more than their own.
They demonstrate that willingness by showing their people that they care about them. They see time helping their people as an investment and not an expense. They are available…
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