Part 1 Questions
The Law of LID
Suggests that a person who possesses within himself an enormous ability to lead
will rise to that level of effectiveness in leadership. Leaders today must determine
what the height of their ability to lead is. Doing that, will help them to determine
how effective they will be in a leadership position
21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership
The Law of LID
– your leadership is like a lid or a ceiling on your organization.
Leaders will not rise beyond the level your leadership allows. That’s why when a
corporation or team needs to be fixed, they fire the leader.
The Law of Influence
– leadership is simply about influencing people. nothing
more, nothing less. The true test of a leader is to ask him to create positive change
in an organization. If you cannot create change, you cannot lead. Being a leader is
not about being first, or being an entrepreneur, or being the most knowledgeable,
or being a manager. Being a leader is not just holding a leadership position.
Positional leadership especially does not work in volunteer organizations. The
very essence of all power to influence lies in getting the other person to
participate. “He who thinks he leads, but has no followers, is only talking a walk”
The Law of Process
– leadership is learned over time. And it can be learned.
People skills, emotional strength, vision, momentum, and timing are all areas that
can and should be learned. Leaders are always learners.
The Law of Navigation
– anyone can steer the ship, but it takes a leader to chart
the course. Vision is defines as the ability to see the whole trip before leaving the
dock. A leader will also see obstacles before others do. A leader sees more, sees
farther, and sees before others. A navigator listens – he finds out about grassroots
level reactions. Navigators balance optimism with realism. Preparation is the key
to good navigation. “its not the size of the project, it’s the size of the leader that
The Law of EF Hutton
– Hutton was Americas most influential stock market
analyst. When he spoke, everyone listened. When real leaders speak, people
automatically listen. Conversely, in any group or church, you can identify the real
leaders by looking for those who people listen to. According to Margaret
Thatcher, “Being in power is like being a lady – if you have to tell people you are
The Law of Solid Ground
– trust is the foundation for all effective leadership
when it comes to leadership, there are no shortcuts. Building trust requires
competence, connection and character.
The Law of Respect
– People naturally follow people stronger than themselves.
Even natural leaders tend to fall in behind those who they sense have a higher
“leadership quotient” than themselves.
The Law of intuition