It’s not about things. It’s about people.
Without people, leadership would be easy—actually it would be nonexistent. Yet people are all around us, whether in twos or threes or squadrons of hundreds, making leadership a daily challenge. Hence our theme: Leadership is all about people.
It’s not about things. Aircraft, furniture, printer ink—all soulless and inanimate—are the responsibilities of management. We manage things; we lead people. Confuse these jobs—managing when we should be leading—and we derail people and their potential. People have hearts, imagination, emotions and a capacity for loyalty. To stay on track, they need “inspired influence”—Chuck Swindoll’s term for leadership