Does Your Leadership Inspire Freedom or Fear? 4 Ways to Tell

I was impressed by the way Randy presented this leadership topic. It makes good sense to me. After all, if a leader does not allow freedom, then he is not a leader at all, but a dictator.
How are you leading? Do you inspire freedom? Or do you demand servitude and submission?
It’s worth a little introspection to discover your style. And then make corrections if necessary.

Leading with Trust

American FlagIndependence Day was yesterday and it had me thinking about freedom. As we all know, the desire to be free from the rule of the British Empire was the driving force for the fledgling United States to declare their independence. Such bravery and courage it took for our Founding Fathers to make that stand! It gives great meaning to the last line of the Declaration of Independence: “…we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our Fortunes, and our sacred Honor.”

But I was thinking of freedom in the context of leadership and a question occurred to me: Does my leadership inspire freedom in my people? It’s an interesting question to consider.

I believe leadership should inspire people to be the best versions of themselves. It should encourage others to manifest the full expression of their intelligence and creativity, and in order to do that, people need to be free. They need…

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