Not everyone wants to be a leader

One of the mistakes many managers make is to try to force people into a leadership position when it’s not something they want.

Leaders frequently assume everyone wants to be leaders but the reality is, some people are perfectly content being a follower and doing their job as well as they can.

Even people with excellent leadership qualities might not want to be leaders and forcing them to do so will only result in losing excellent followers (and without followers, who would leaders lead?).

Never force leadership on others but rather, help those who want to be leaders and have the qualities to be leaders achieve their goals.

Forcing people to do things they don’t want to do will make them unhappy as well as making those around them unhappy.

Have a great day!

Lawrence

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