Four tips on great leadership

Four tips on great leadership

Leadership should never be an ambition. Love is where leadership begins. If you love people, you will influence them.

We picked out four great tips on how to lead well from the Leadership Conference, Royal Albert Hall, London.

1. Lead with Love - Nicky Gumbel

“Leadership should never be an ambition. Love is where leadership begins. If you love people, you will influence them.”

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2. Tell stories - Cardinal Tagle

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“I had this notion of being a leader as a problem solver but I’ve learned that very often people come to us, not with problems but with dilemmas and dilemmas don’t have solutions. When you have a dilemma you don’t look for solutions, you look for meaning. Meaning is conveyed through stories. A leader should be a storyteller.”

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3.Look at people with tenderness - Jean Vanier

“What is it that signifies the maturity of a human being? Tenderness. Tenderness is the way to look at people without judging. To listen to people without judging… It is never to possess people, but help them to discover you are more beautiful than you dare believe.”

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4) Help others - Simon Sinek

“Courage is not an internal fortitude. It’s external. It comes from the people around us. When we feel that somebody has our backs then we have the courage to do more difficult things.”

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