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LEADERSHIP GOLD

Regie H. Padre

Chapter 1

If its lonely at the Top, youre not doing Something Right

If its lonely at the Top, youre not doing Something Right

Loneliness is not a positional issue; it is a personality issue.

If its lonely at the Top, youre not doing Something Right

Taking people to the top is what good leaders do.

If its lonely at the Top, youre not doing Something Right

A leaders credibility begins with personal success. It ends with helping others achieve personal success.

If its lonely at the Top, youre not doing Something Right

To gain credibility, you must consistently demonstrate three things:

1.Initiative: you have to get up to go up. 2.Sacrifice: you have to give up to go up. 3.Maturity: you have to grow up to go
up.

If its lonely at the Top, youre not doing Something Right

A great leader never sets himself above his followers except in carrying responsibilities.
Jules Ormont

If its lonely at the Top, youre not doing Something Right

If you want to be the best leader you can be, dont allow insecurity, pettiness, or jealousy to keep you from reaching out to others.
John Maxwell

If its lonely at the Top, youre not doing Something Right

Leadership is relational as much as it is positional. An individual who takes a relational approach to leadership will never be lonely.

If its lonely at the Top, youre not doing Something Right

Advice to lonely Leaders:

1. Avoid positional thinking. 2. Realize the downsides of success and failure. 3. Understand that you are in the people business. 4. Buy into the Law of Significance.

Chapter 2

The toughest Person to Lead is Always Yourself

The toughest Person to Lead is Always Yourself

Human nature seems to endow us with the ability to size up everybody in the world except OURSELVES.

The toughest Person to Lead is Always Yourself

Civilization is always in danger when those who have never learned to obey are given the right to command.
Bishop Fulton J. Sheen

The toughest Person to Lead is Always Yourself

Keys to Leading Yourself:


1. 2. 3. 4. Learn Followership. Develop Self-Discipline. Practice Patience. Seek Accountability.

The toughest Person to Lead is Always Yourself

When you see a good man, think of emulating him; when you see a bad man, examine your heart.
Chinese proverb

The toughest Person to Lead is Always Yourself

Nothing so conclusively proves a mans ability to lead others, as what he does from day to day to lead himself.
Thomas J. Watson

Chapter 3

Defining moments define your Leadership

The toughest Person to Lead is Always Yourself

The choices we make in critical moments help to form us and to inform others about who we are.

The toughest Person to Lead is Always Yourself

Defining moments put the spotlight on us Our character isnt made during these times- it is displayed!

The toughest Person to Lead is Always Yourself

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Four categories of defining moments: Ground Breakers Heart Breakers Cloud Breakers Chart Breakers

The toughest Person to Lead is Always Yourself

Leaders become better Leaders when they experience a defining moment and respond to it correctly.

Chapter 4

When you get kicked in the Rear, you know youre out in Front

When you get kicked in the Rear, you know youre out in Front

Criticism is something you can avoid easily - by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing. Aristotle

When you get kicked in the Rear, you know youre out in Front

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How to hold up under Criticism: Know Yourself This is a Reality Issue. Change Yourself This is a Responsibility Issue. Accept Yourself This is a Maturity issue. Forget Yourself This is a Security Issue.