Osmosis is for scientists, not leaders

Tech image of two profiles with brainwaves transmitting between themYou can’t learn leadership by osmosis.

It sure would be great if you could. Promoted from an individual role into management and leadership? Poof, whoosh, hey presto, you’re a leader – you “just know” how to do it.

But no.

Becoming a good, successful, caring, effective leader requires

  • training
  • practice with what’s learned
  • guidance
  • coaching
  • mentoring
  • all of that and time.

We have to stop promoting people into leadership and expecting magical success. It’s never worked before, and it won’t work now.

You can't learn leadership by osmosis. We have to stop promoting people into leadership and expecting magical success!Click To Tweet

And now more than ever, we need sensible, engaged, caring, effective leaders. And it’s not expensive – quite the reverse – because better leadership leads to greater profitability; leadership comes before profits. Let’s talk about how that can work for you in your organization.  Click to connect!


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