Reaching one’s true and desired potential is something everyone strives to accomplish. The hardest steps to take to reach it, are the first. Once you get going, the easier it is to stick with it and keep working. Some just need that initial push and a nudge in the right direction.
Carly Fiorina is in a class of her own. A true leader who worked her way to the CEO Office, she utilized her passion, problem-solving and entrepreneurial gift to become the first woman ever to lead a Fortune 500 Company.
Ms. Fiorina’s experience spans from starting out as a secretary for a 9-person real-estate business to CEO of Hewlett Packard, where in partnership with her effective leadership, revenue grew, innovation tripled, growth quadrupled, and HP became the 11th largest company in the U.S.
This blog was originally published in the Washington Examiner and has been republished with permission from the author. Click here to view the original article
We succumb to the temptation over and over: Let’s just hand it over to the guy who promises to take care of everything for us.
One mayor introduced a bill to change the rules, and got the votes to pass it, allowing himself to run for an unprecedented third term. One president claimed to be able to solve all of our problems unilaterally with his pen and phone after having said as a candidate that his nomination would slow the rise of the world’s oceans. A later candidate asked for control of solving the nation’s problems saying, “I alone can fix it.” He would later say, “I am the only one that matters.”
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Great leaders have the ability to see into the future of their company. They don’t just position themselves at the helm of their business, ideology, or movement. They are relentless in the pursuit of their goals and the goals of their company. They also take great care to make sure that their actions are inspiring to those who follow them.