Reading for Your Leading | Week of February 1

Take a few minutes to read over these three posts from my last week of “leadership foraging.”

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Four Things Leaders Owe Their Followers – by Eric Geiger

It is easy in leadership to forget that we are stewards of our position. Make sure you use that stewardship wisely. What do owe to those who are following you?

Living Forward – by Michael Hyatt

Michael Hyatt has become a weekly staple of mine for his leadership thoughts and values. He has some great reads and podcasts. He is publishing a new book titled Living Forward that looks to be a good one. The link above will give you information about his new publication and what it will do for you. 

Are we drifting through [life] as spectators, reacting to our circumstances when necessary and wondering just how we got to this point anyway? Or are we directing it, maximizing the joy and potential of every day, living with a purpose or mission in mind?

Why Do People Listen to You? – by Dan Reiland

We should never take for granted as leaders that people are actually listening to us. This is a really interesting article that works through five levels of why people listen to you. Level 1 is very base but level 5 is where I want strive to be. This read is a great self-check for leadership influence.

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