If you look back over your career, chances are one or two people stand out as memorable leaders. Even if these people didn’t hold an official leadership role, their actions and words rallied people together to achieve a common goal.
What makes one leader memorable and puts another in the out-of-sight, out-of-mind category? It comes down to three key elements.
Know who you are
Socrates said, “The unexamined life is not worth living.” Although that’s a little harsh, it does make the point that you must examine your life to pinpoint your moral compass—your true values. Memorable leaders know their values, why they are important and how they play out in life.