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Doing What We Were Meant to Do

To be really good at something we must possess the corresponding level of innate talent.

In other words, do what you are passionate about and good at, and that will allow your natural talents to express themselves.

Likewise with Leadership, heredity bestows upon us none, some or a high degree of leadership talent.  We need to do a good self-examination of our own talents and stop kidding ourselves that we can do or be anything we want.  Instead, we must look inward and aim to discover what talents we actually possess.

Good leaders recognize that they need to continually step back and review their words and actions to ensure that they are using their God-given talents for the benefit of those under their leadership or command.

Good leaders understand that the leadership talent they possess is a DNA gift and not something they obtained and developed on their own.  Accordingly, a deep sense of humility is a hallmark of good leaders.

"Leadership DNA, Book Two" by Paul Okum shares techniques to identify, select and help natural-born leaders enhance their skills with a wide range of real-world topics and issues.

"It's becoming clear that people in leadership positions must move toward viewing leadership as an art and not as a science as held by the leadership gurus," Okum said.  "Good leaders must come to recognize and respect their personal instincts and sixth senses when dealing with leadership issues."

Source:   Paul Okum: Leadership DNA, Book Two: Recognizing Good and Poor Leadership in the Real World

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