What are the key ingredients of leadership? Is it reasonable to ask junior members of staff about their leadership in annual appraisals?
Setting clear objectives is the first essential of leadership: if you don’t know where you want to go, how can you lead other people on the journey?
Leadership is not the same thing as authority granted, does not depend on it, and may not be found in the same places. Circumstances can create leaders.
Leadership involves helping other people to find the way from A to B, so all leadership is change leadership of some kind.
Suppose you were selling a division of a business, what would you tell the division staff about what is happening, and when?