Kenny, age 10, provides insights into some early definitions of leadership.
His poster makes me chuckle. As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words.
Take a look.
He pretty accurately captures what so many do when setting out on a leadership path.
Promise enticements. Follow me and you get…..
Notice he is the one with the key to the treasure. Interesting. Kenny has figured out how to entice with the lure of “stuff.” ( in this case, free candy).
Are we lured by those promising “stuff?” As leaders, do we promise to deliver “stuff?”
You’ve seen the adds. People promising: financial freedom, inner peace, less work, less fat, no taxes, more time, a better life, more money etc. etc.
Is this leadership?