Why do we tend to think of leaders as being cheerleaders – loud, strong-willed, imposing figures?
The awesome quality of a real leader is the exact opposite.
Instill calm and build confidence in those around them.
Proud not loud.
Reassuring not rescuing.
Whenever a team works, a real leader is building confidence and keeping everyone focused.
Where a family works, the parents are constantly reassuring children of their ability to deal with life’s ups and downs and not protecting them from it.
A leader is one who succeeds by believing not cheerleading.
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