Here’s a short list of definitive definitions of the word, concept and idea of Leadership.

The answer is arbitrary, and sometimes the correct answer is ‘Any of the above’.

Leadership is:

  1. What a leader does. And a leader is someone who shows leadership. Only a true leader can see this apparent paradox as truth, neo-truth, hyper-truth, truthy, or post-truth. The corollary of this statement is that if you think that this reasoning is circular, annular, radial or circumlocutory, then you’ll never make into to top management, mahogany row or the C-suite.
  2. Huh?

The answer is 1.

If you’re not confused, then you really don’t understand what’s going on.

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