Leadership Lesson 1

The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes. –Benjamin Disraeli

Most of the time when a person first enters into leadership, it means that the person in authority believes that the new leader has some degree of potential for leading. That’s good news. So if you’re being invited to lead something, then celebrate the fact that someone in authority believes in you, and let us say welcome to the first tangible step in your leadership journey.

You have a seat at the table and will have opportunities to express your opinion and make decisions.

Your initial goal should be to show your leader and your team that you deserve the responsibility you have received.

Who has given you opportunities to lead?

What qualities do you possess that you think influenced that decision?