In today’s world, leadership is ever-present in both good and not so good contexts. For several years we focus on leadership challenges and topics such as servant leadership, humility, a safe work environment and other leadership attributes typically not typically associated with the more commonly focused on dynamic, ambitious and in some cases famous leaders. Simon Sinek seems always to present interesting perspectives on the topics in his talks, and this one is particularly appropriate. This Ted Talk is well worth your time.
Video: Why good leaders make you feel safe
What makes a great leader? Management theorist Simon Sinek suggests, it’s someone who makes their employees feel secure, who draws staffers into a circle of trust. But creating trust and safety — especially in an uneven economy — means taking on big responsibility.