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What impact are you having as a leader?

What impact are you having as a leader?  This is a scary question for me because I know that, sometimes, I don’t have the impact I intended – and sometimes, noticing other peoples’ impact helps me reflect on my own.

Over the weekend we took family members shopping to a pleasant local town with great facilities.  The highlight of the day, for me, was intended as a browse through a branch of an internationally-renowned designer clothing company.  Dressed head to toe in their products, I went looking for inspiration to brighten up the wet winter days ahead.

What I noticed was that the experience wasn’t as pleasant as usual.  Continue reading