Category Archives: Whom Do I Lead series

Leading Your Organization – “Whom Do I Lead?” – Part IV

The final part in your leadership skillset is your relationship to your organization, as a whole.  Having described people (you and others), and processes (performance and change), the larger organization should also be a focus of your leadership.  You are not leading in a vacuum. As you gain experience as a leader, you must understand how your […]

Leading Performance and Change – “Whom Do I Lead? – Part III”

Having identified the “tangibles” of whom is led (self and others), the next category is more of a “what” is led. Besides the clearer human targets of subordinates, peers, bosses, teammates, leaders are at the front of the crowd with respect to leading the things that happen in an organization. For the purposes of this […]

Leading Others – “Whom Do I Lead? – Part II”

Now that we have ourselves sorted out, who is next to be led? No surprises here as it is the people around you – your team, your peers, your boss, and anyone else other than you in your organization. You lead these others in a variety of ways using varying tools and skills. By using […]

Leading Self – “Whom Do I Lead? – Part I”

John Maxwell has noted that one of the most important things you can do, as a leader, is to learn to lead yourself. As we continue to look at the answer to the previous question “Who Do I Lead”, I suggest that the first, most simple answer is, …you. Maxwell created the “Mirror Principle” to […]