“I share with you my ideas of what a real leader is and what a real leader does because I find these qualities in short supply today. First of all, real leadership starts from a proposition that you do not seek or accept a leadership designation because it pays better or because you get more fame or recognition, but because you hunger for the responsibility of making a difference by creating the condition that people in your organization can contribute in a way that gives meaning to their lives.” [Emphasis added].
Paul O'Neill published this article in Public Administration Review, Vol. 72 Issue 1, January/February 2012, pgs. 11-12. Learn more here.