A Leadership Checklist by Michael Useem

A Leadership Checklist by Michael UseemA checklist is a good tool to help determine what kind of people make good ?  This type of checklist is a resource that many organizations, businesses and churches would benefit by using.

In his book A Leadership Checklist, says that there are three basic that help develop of a .  According to Useem a is someone who -

  1. Thinks strategically
  2. Communicates persuasively
  3. Decides decisively

These three are traits that are present characteristics in productive .

For more insights from Micheal Useem check out the video below.


3 Good Quotes

“Never give an order that can’t be obeyed.” — General Douglas MacArthur

“Leadership must be based on goodwill. Goodwill does not mean posturing and, least of all, pandering to the mob. It means obvious and wholehearted commitment to helping . We are tired of we fear, tired of we love, and of tired of who let us take liberties with them. What we need for are men of the heart who are so helpful that they, in effect, do away with the need of their jobs. But like that are never out of a job, never out of . Strange as it sounds, great gain authority by giving it away.” — Admiral James B. Stockdale

“Great leaders are almost always great simplifiers, who can cut through argument, debate, and doubt to offer a solution everybody can understand.” — General Colin Powell

“Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.” — Harry Truman

“Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower

“You do not lead by hitting people over the head — that’s assault, not leadership.” — Dwight D. Eisenhower

About Dale Roach

Dale is the creator of "Like A Team." He has been working with businesses, charity organizations, volunteer groups and church groups in the development of teamwork for over 25 years. The goal of "Like A Team" is to help share the knowledge and skills of healthy team creators across the planet.
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