AuthorWilliam Carroll

Leadership Distinction #27: Influence

Leadership Distinction #27: Influence When you take center stage ask your audience to join you When you attempt to secure the commitment of a follower your ability to Influence is center stage. What you offer for a reason to follow you is...

Leadership Distinction #26: Charisma

photo by Emmanuel Zua on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #26: Charisma How to be consciously charismatic If there is a leadership topic that draws the interest of everyone it is the art and practice of what draws the interest of one person toward...

Leadership Distinction #25: Story

photo by Anna Pritchard on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #25: Story Connecting heart to heart trumps connecting mind to mind Why are leaders impressed upon to find a way to communicate with followers and prospective followers alike via stories...

Leadership Distinction #24: Mastery

photo by Cristina Gottardi on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #23: Presence Mastery isn’t domination. It’s surrender. Contrary to conventional thinking, mastery is not command over something. It is really surrender to something. Unlike...

Leadership Distinction #23: Presence

photo by C Drying on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #23: Presence A Leader’s Presence is bolstered by quiet. Who knew? There’s a whole lot being said and written these days about “leadership presence”. I interpret this as our collective...

Leadership Distinction #21: History

photo by Chris Karidis on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #21: History Your history lives in memory. Generate tomorrow’s memorable history — today Leaders typically have better than ordinary powers of observation. It’s impossible to...

Leadership Distinction #20: Language

photo by Wonderland on Unsplash Leadership Distinction #20: Language Speak into the world what you seek from the world We all use language to describe the world around us. Leaders use this descriptive language, too. Except they use it...

Leadership Distinction #19: Action

Vidar Nordli-Mathisen on Unsplash Finding it hard to find meaning? Your Actions Will Reveal It is easy to get twisted into a cognitive and conversational pretzel when trying to explain what meaning is. We grapple with the meaning of meaning. But for...

Leadership Distinction #18: Founder

courtesy of Danielle MacInnes on Unsplash By all means, start something. Just don’t over-“do” it The Starting a business is sheer boldness in action. Notwithstanding the large number of companies that are launched each year the...

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