A blog by a Papua New Guinean TV journalist living in Morobe Province
Saturday, September 21, 2013
MY DEFINITION OF LEADERSHIP
LEADERSHIP is not about title or privileges. It's not about status nor
is it about money and authority over others. It's not about dominance
LEADERSHIP is a lonely path of pain and
sacrifice. It is Is about doing what others say is impossible.
Leadership is about making sure that team member returns safely and that
a child doesn't lose his dad. It's about about strategies developed
at ungodly hours and involves waking up when everyone is asleep.
Leadership is about doing what you know will put others in harm's way.
It is not about enjoying the fruits of your labor because there are
always new heights to climb after each level of success. Leadership is
not glorious. Its pleasures are few and fleeting and never always