As I was seeking the answer for years to “What types of leaders are most needed in the world today?,” I consistently came to the following conclusions:
Charismatic Leaders – have a lot of charm and engaging personality with a strong ability to motivate and inspire others by encouraging their followers to commit and devote their time and support in new innovative projects or large goals.
Legacy Leaders – represent a body of work at each stage of their career or path as they establish the foundational building blocks. Over time, they accumulate the required wisdom and knowledge by fostering growth, innovation, and transformational change within and outside of the organization.
Servant Leaders – or, self-sacrificing leaders, have deep and profound compassion for people and causes despite possible danger or difficulty.
Transformational Leaders – possess tremendous inspirational and motivational traits that make them very easy to follow, listen to, respect and learn from.
Visionary Leaders – create tremendous value for every individual involved by empowering and allowing them to own the vision of the organization not only in their minds but also in their hearts. As a result, by bringing the best people in and enabling them to perform beyond their imagined limitations, visionary leaders generate tremendous organizational success.
A perfect example of a profound transformational, charismatic, visionary, servant and legacy leader is Archbishop Desmond Tutu!
But Who Is Archbishop Desmond Tutu? He is a passionate promoter of peace, a leading reconciliatory voice across the globe, and a Nobel Peace Laureate, just to name a few of his exceptional lifetime accomplishments.
“With extensive archival footage, family photos and never seen interviews, “Children of the Light” is a personal look into the legacy of one of the greatest peacemakers of our time” ~ Dawn Engle
Today, Desmond Tutu continues to remain the world’s most influential and powerful leader with profound kindness and compassion for humanity.
In closing, as you go off with your day today, may these words stay with you and turn into action and inspiration to be that exceptional leader:
“Do your little bit of good where you are; It’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” ~ Desmond Tutu
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Massive success to you on your journey as a transformational leader!
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Learn… Lead… Love… Izabela Lundberg (@IzabelaLundberg) is CEO and Founder of Izabela Lundberg International. She is an Executive Consultant, Trainer & Speaker for Fortune 500 and Professional Athletes & Coaches. She is #1 International Best Selling Author & Leading Authority of Leadership Transformation From Fear to Greatness. Drawing on her extensive global business management, diversity, and high-performance impact expertise through her work with people from over 80 countries, Izabela also writes and speaks on topics such us Strategic Leadership & Influence, Legacy Leadership, & #HighPerformance #Impact.