How To Be a Leader

Dec 09, 2020

Today I’m gonna talk to you about a book I read entitled: The Leader Who Had No Title by Robin Sharma. 


In this book it is said that we can be leaders without a title. It is said that we don’t need to be an administrator, or you don’t need to be a CEO of a corporation. It doesn’t matter if you are a janitor, a nurse, a doctor, an engineer, a lawyer, a student, or a teacher. Whatever profession, title, or walk of life you are from, it doesn’t matter when it comes to becoming a leader. 


But how can you lead without a title? 


You can lead by showing up fully for our work.


Your profession or your title doesn’t give you the qualities of a leader, it doesn’t determine your capabilities or your possibilities. You determine it yourself. You claim it yourself. You determine what you can and cannot do, you decide what you can accomplish and what you can become. You can lead anyone no matter what your title is. You can be a leader no matter what walk of life you are from. You can be anything you want to be. It is you who decides who you can become. 


But how can you become a leader? 


You become a leader by doing your work. You become a leader by fully showing up, and giving your 110%. You become a leader by giving your all, by making an effort whole heartedly, by going that extra mile, by being dedicated, and standing up for what is right. 


When you connect to people, when you solve problems, when you are decisive, when you are persistent and optimistic, when you are someone who raises the bar, when you are someone who brings people together, or when you are an inspiration, then you are a leader.


Here’s a quote I’d like to share. A quote from Martin Luther King Jr.;


“If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, ``here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.”


It is when you become an inspiration that you become a leader.


Share your voice, speak out and be an inspiration.