A leader’s ultimate responsibility is to be a steward for the company. If you are a leader within your company, then you’re responsible for stewarding four important elements: People, Vision, Money and Culture. (more…)
This single idea is probably one of the most underrated leadership concepts. Yet, when you get right down to it, a leader’s ultimate responsibility is to steward the company.
What I’m about to explain doesn’t come from a book; rather, it’s from my own experiences as a teacher, a small business owner and an executive within a multibillion dollar company. I’ve been a steward myself, and I’ve coached many leaders on the idea of stewardship. Some get it. Others really struggled with the idea.
Like many other elements of leadership, the idea of stewardship seems very easy, and talking about it is very popular. However, when it comes to the nitty gritty of the doing, stewardship can get watered down really quickly. (more…)