There I was riding the stationary bike at the gym and being subjected to watching Sports Center as they were going down a list of what makes a great professional quarterback in the National Football League. Truthfully, I was half-listening and then I went back to the free weights with their list still ringing in my head. And as always when I am allowed some quiet moments to think, I began to extrapolate these concepts and ideas into universal truths that we can all abide by, as leaders.
Leadership is occurring anytime two or more people are together. One person makes a decision and the group moves forward. I would even contend that leadership happens when no one is around, when decisions for a group are being considered and plans are being made.
Leadership doesn't imply that followers are being well-led, though. It doesn't imply that people are being nurtured are grown in mature ways that help them evolve into the fullness of what they were created to be.
As a leader in the workplace or at home, husband, you are the coach. It is your vision that drives your team and you are accountable and responsible for communicating that vision.
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