The world is
a busy place forever. In this busy schedule, it is only natural that we are
busy ourselves too, so much so that we take people and sometimes situations for
granted. We tend to think that with people associated with us, simply following
a routine and following procedures will continue to give the desired outcomes
day-to-day life there are several opportunities, for us to lead by example. A
critical leadership virtue is where you exhibit the behavior that sets you
apart from the rest. People notice this behavioral trait in you and get
influenced by it. It is not a surprise that such continued behavior will prompt
people to choose you as their role model. This set of people can be at your
workplace or in your personal life.
Once we make
it a habit to look for such opportunities of leading by example, we not only
provide value addition to others but to ourselves too. Once practiced to perfection
this habit becomes second nature. This expertise will touch people’s lives in
many ways. Touching someone’s life means making a positive change in someone’s
life. The following tips will guide in establishing such a path.
• Doing the right thing always: Sometimes we tend to falter from doing the right thing or make some adjustments or making some compromises, for personal benefit or to favor others. As leaders we should be aware that we are being observed all the time.
• Never to think less of someone or wish bad for someone: It is very important that we practice this particular virtue to such an extent that it becomes our second nature. It is important that we stay away from the temptation of judging others.
• Standing up for the right thing: It is critical that you stand up for the right thing; even if you are the only person standing.
these virtues is easier said than done. However, it is not impossible. Handling situations and taking decisions
based on the above guidelines is a good way to start. Initially, little effort
is needed to get used to this shift in the thought pattern. This paradigm shift
in your behavior will not go unnoticed and phenomenally impact you connect
with people for good. As a result, over time you will notice that people’s way
of looking at you will change and they too will start reciprocating in the same
As they say: Write something that is worth reading about or do something that is worth writing about.
Happy Learning! and Happy Sharing!