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Job Titles Do Not Make a Person a Leader Leaders must first travel down the gauntlet with those they lead BEFORE they are accepted as the leader Joel Barker the paradigm expert has the best definition of leadership He says Leadership is about taking people to a destination they wouldnt go to by themselves To reach that destination a leader must endure a baptism by fire He or she must PROVE themselves first Until you prove yourself as a leader you will not have the respect and trust from those you are suppose to lead The title leader is not something you call yourself Like a crown those you lead place it upon your head The supreme test of leadership is the ability to lead people in combat There is nothing scarier than facing the possibility of death in war No matter the situation--war or peace authentic leadership and a clear sense of purpose are the key ingredients making the difference Capt John Miller Tom Hanks was faced with the almost impossible mission to lead a squad of soldiers to find and bring Pvt Ryan back home The most fascinating aspect of this movie was the portrayal of leadership and the magnetism between the soldiers the mission and their Captain It was the Captain that formed the glue that held that unit together Looking at the movie you can see three important shifts or transitions in Capt Millers leadership style I call these three shifts the Faces of Leadership The Faces of Leadership Face of Fear-The lowest level or form of leadership is by fear On Omaha Beach orders were direct and to the point Life or death-do what you are told because there is little time to think Anyone who has been in combat or in a trauma situation understands that people dont always act rationally in a crisis Even the Captain slipped into a momentary thousand
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