Are You A Leader Or Potential Leader?

I guess if you are reading this blog post, you are either a leader, an aspiring leader or someone with a real interest in leadership. So what questions do you need to think about when determining whether you are a leader or aspiring leader?

  1. I am the type of person who makes things happen.
  2. I see opportunities to take things forward within the organisation.
  3. I influence the opinions and actions of others in a positive way.
  4. I actively look for ways of helping others to achieve more success.
  5. The people that are drawn towards me are highly motivated and success orientated.
  6. I provide ideas that help the organisation.
  7. I am generally positive even in the more challenging times.
  8. When I make commitments, I generally follow through on them.
  9. I am an ambassador or stand up for the organisation I work for.
  10. I genuinely believe in myself.

At the end of the day, there are many things that contribute to an effective leader and this list should give you a useful start point in determining your leadership potential.

Duncan Brodie of Goals and Achievements helps accountants and health professionals to become highly effective leaders and managers. For more information click here

About the Author Duncan Brodie

Since 2006 I’ve worked with in excess of 8,000 accountants and professionals in workshops, seminars and one to one helping them land their next jobs and become better leaders, presenters and business partners. Before that I spent 25 years in accountancy climbing the career ladder from Payments Clerk to FD. I’m a CIMA Fellow, Certified Professional Coach and Team Coach Facilitator.

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