For the Love of Leadership!

Happy Valentines Day! And yes, believe it or not Valentine’s Day and leadership do have some things in common. Think about it. If you don’t care about a person, it’s doubtful you’ll serve them as a good leader. But “love” isn’t the topic of our discussion today.

I want to talk about candy. Yes, that sweet, yummy, sugar-filled gift we give our Valentine! While I was at the store picking out my candy, I was amazed at how many different kinds of candy there are to choose from. There’s something for everyone!

Wouldn’t it be neat to choose your leader like you choose your candy? If you could do that, what kind of leader would you choose? A sweet, soft marshmallow leader or a Laffy Taffy stick-to-you leader, or maybe a hard jawbreaker kind of boss? (more…)