Leadership Tip of the Day: Leaders are Often Found Outside of Management

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.”
— John Quincy Adams

I am a witness to ‘non-managing’ leaders each day. I see so many great contributors in our office who lead by example (and not because they are mandated to). They convince others of the vision, champion the causes, take the calculated risks, and set the tone for what’s possible. I learn so much from them, and I can only hope to have the effect on others they have had on me.

Leadership goes far beyond position and title as our former President says above. A great idea, taking pride in work, and a willingness to take some risks inspires, and it is quite contagious…