Leadership Starts with Why « Health Now, Wealth Forever

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By Gary, on January 22nd, 2012

Our current post theme is leadership.  My view of good leadership is identifying with someone that I want to follow.  Why?

My views of the current levels of leadership is that it is weak, selfish, manipulative, bullish and self centered.  I am independent enough not to follow.

So – why do I follow?

What makes a good leader?  I believe that it is the ability of the “someone” to communicate their dream.  The followers then connect with the dream and follow – not because the leader is great but because they want to.  They follow because of the dream within them.

Here is a video from TED that talks about this: