In the book Developing People in Early Childhood Organizations, Pam Schiller writes that one of the qualities of a successful leader is to act “in many ways like a winning coach.” She also discusses the vital importance of leaders serving as positive role models.
In Mike Brown’s popular book, Idea Magnets: 7 Strategies for Cultivating and Attracting Creative Business Leaders, he talks about the concept of servant leadership: “Individuals with a propensity toward servant leadership instinctively look at opportunities and issues with others’ interests as the starting perspective. You might think that a servant leader is always in the background. That isn’t accurate, though. Sometimes a servant leader is putting a teammate in the position to be in front and in charge; at other times, the servant leader must be in the spotlight when that’s what it takes for the team to succeed.
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