Lead By Example

The first skill of a leader

“That’s it Chris, lead by example!” someone shouted at me as I lay, sprawled on the floor with a cricket ball in one hand. Having thrown myself to the right to stop the ball I don’t think I looked particularly skillful or classy, but it worked. I was also a little confused, as the person shouting at me was my Captain. What I’ve realised since is that leadership isn’t about giving instructions, it’s about showing, providing and enabling success. [Read More]