It's a question I get asked a lot: Do leaders have to be liked?
If we're leading our peers (like if you're a student leader), the answer can be tricky. Usually, we were elected because people like us. Will they still like us when we try to lead?
I think that's the wrong question to ask first, and I share what you should be asking yourself in today's podcast (the 15th episode!). I also share other lessons from firefighters. Give it a listen.
As you'll hear, I tackle questions like:
- Should leaders be liked?
- How does one lead in the midst of a crisis?
- Why do leaders need to keep learning?
And, here are a few links I promised:
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