The Three Components of a Leadership Situation

The following is an excerpt from: Lead from Strength – Mastering the 9 Components of Extraordinary Leadership, our new book on leadership excellence.  In our book we define leadership using the quote from Dwight David Eisenhower who said, “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to get something done, as if he wants to do it.”  Thus, given this definition, it is critical that leaders understand the leadership situation so they can clearly define just what they need done.

The excerpt that follows outlines the factors that must be understood about any business situation so leaders can effectively communicate what needs doing to those they lead.

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