The truly smart leaders know When to Lead.
The ones that don’t truly get leadership are constantly leading. They feel like they have to lead all the time. They never stop. They are continually the boss. Consequently, they can be tired because they never rest. It makes them annoying. Do you know an annoying leader? Are they like this?
Smart leaders lead smartly. They lead at the right times. It takes a secure, humble and smart person to know When to Lead. The smart leader will lead at key times, and their leadership is so good that it will carry through the times when they are not leading. The smart leader leads in such a way that people don’t even know that they are leading. The smart leader just leads smartly.
If you are constantly leading or feel the need to constantly lead – then you’re not doing it right. You are not leading smartly.