Vision without action is a daydream.
Action without vision is a nightmare.
Good leadership is neither ... it is a view of what can be and purposeful
journey of achievement.
LeadershipFiles is dedicated to providing a forum
for the discussion of leadership concepts and ideas.
Leadership is an easily defined, yet elusive concept. One
dictionary defines it as Guidance or Direction. Leaders can be
found everywhere. Some of you may not view yourselves as leaders until you
look a bit deeper. Leaders are not always in charge or always in highly
visible positions, nor are people in charge or people with high visibility
always leaders. In my years and journeys through business and life, I have
met a few great leaders, but the numbers seem oddly small. One of the best
and most inspiring leaders I have met was just a regular guy. He was a
farmer, but had spent a career in manufacturing. Dean lead people by
instilling trust and encouraging creativity. Through his treatment of
people they developed ownership of their processes and achieved
extraordinary performance but it was from the heart not something he
The leaders I have been fortunate enough to spend time with, along with my
study of martial arts and Zen, have helped me over the years to further
refine what leadership means to me. This website is a way for me to
present my ideas and the ideas of others on a subject much deserving more
study, reflection, and application.
IT Security and Leadership
As my journey through life has changed paths my Information Technology
efforts have begun to focus on Information Systems security. I find
it interesting that leadership, or lack of it, is a major contributor to
security issues. Many security plans are tool centric and neglect
the people but if you really look at security issues from a higher level
they are frequently not a technical problem. Read
More about how leadership is as important to security as any state of
the art tool.
This site is by no means done. It is a work from the
heart that will continue to evolve. At some point in the future it
will have a page where you can submit ideas that fit the theme and they
might become part of the site. Click the FEEDBACK button at the top
left to send me an e-mail.
This Website should inspire thought and action to help
you become the best leader you can be. Read, enjoy, think, research
on your own, then act responsibly to lead those around you as well as
seeking out those who can lead you to greatness .... be inspired and leave
the world a little better than you found it.
Enjoy the material here and may you continue your journey
to become the best leader you can be.
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