Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Striving for Perfection?

Leaders aren't perfect.

In fact, your ability to lead depends upon your acceptance of your own imperfection.

When you are trying to be too perfect, you don't leave room for others to fill in the gaps. Recognizing and accepting your imperfection allows you to become more vulnerable and open. In order to lead and influence others you can't hide behind false perfection. By allowing some vulnerability, others will connect to you. It is through connection that you can lead and influence others.

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