My mentor John Maxwell says “Leadership is influence. Nothing more, nothing less”. But what happens when that influence is squandered? Are there signs to heed along our leadership journey that give us fair warning that our influence is “less” than it could be? I believe so. Here are four ways to waste your influence and leave your leadership lacking:
1. Forget your “why?”
2. Pursue your tail.
3. Neglect who matters.
4. Leave “well enough” alone.
Over the next four posts, let’s discover together what each of these influence wasters look like and how we can avoid them!