You must be SELFLESS to lead.
You must be able to make a decision and stick with it to lead.
You must make decisions that are in the best interest of the whole and they must be steps toward accomplishing team goals.
You must have common sense to lead.
You must not create an environment of chaos and you must weed out the people who thrive on chaos.
You must be ahead of the news, the gossip and your organization’s reputation. And therefore, you must stay connected to people, to news outlets, to social media. Nothing should surprise you.
You must LOVE people and you must have a relationship with EACH of your people.
You must KNOW so you do not have to listen to the word of others to know.
You must be able to do the job yourself and you must be willing to do it at the drop of a hat if needed.
You must be the employee that you want your employees to be.