James Kelly, Scott Nadler, Leading from Below

These are some excerpts from a WSJ article by James Kelly and Scott Nadler.

The are making a case for leadership at every level and how it is essential in all endeavours.

Here is a summary of the guidelines

1. Make the decission to be a leader
2. Focus on influence and not control
3. Empower horizontal organizations
4. work on your trusted advisor skills
5. Dont wait for a perfect time, but just a good time
6. Create vaccums or questions and not imposing solutions
7. Ask questions with out answers
8. wonder "what if"

Please note, I have paraphrased things a little bit here and there. If you are stickler read the article from WSJ.