Leadership boils down to what we do, not the results of a spiritual gifts assessment or Myers-Briggs survey. These are good tools to help evaluate an individual and their leadership “potential,” but they do not tell us whether or not a person is good at leadership. Going to school, no matter how advanced the degree(s) or prestigious the school, doesn’t make a person a good leader. Good leadership is about putting others first with your actions. It’s about creating a culture that treats people with respect and encourages them to take risks.
What are the fundamentals of good leadership?
Over time I’ve put my thoughts on the topic in writing. Here’s a list of links to those posts. Read, consider, and comment.