The unknowns: Your manager, perhaps?
Question: Considering all spheres of endeavor, who would you nominate as Leader of the Year in 2010? Why?
I nominate all the leaders--executives, managers, supervisors, team leaders--who fly under the radar. You know the ones I mean. Their staffs, team members and employees rave about them: "I've never worked harder, I've never been happier," " I think she has us hypnotized," "He makes us feel like a crucial part of the success of the organization." (All actual comments from people I've interviewed.)
And the reason that these leaders are unknown and unrecognized (expect by the fortunate people who work with them) is that they don't seek the spotlight, they don't give interviews and they don't take credit. All they do is embody the essence of leadership. They inspire, support, respect and genuinely like the people they lead.
Carol Kinsey Goman
December 21, 2010; 1:52 PM ET
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