What kind of leader are you – A dream catcher or a rain catcher?

Leadership is the key to any business and personal success.

There are books after books on the subject and I am privileged to have read a few, and more importantly learned from  those learned tomes, and the experience provided by life!

In my conversations those who know my edgy sophistication ( a label given to me by.. Susan Kang Nam ‏ @PinkOliveFamily) also know me  both as a story teller and someone who likes to get rid of “jargon”.

So following a conversation recently about relationships in general and then relationships in particular it struck me that like life, there are sunny days and rainy days and there are those who influence  us have those days.

The Sunny Day leader – Directional Leadership believes in………YOU!         Image                                                                                  

Enthuses; Imagines and believes  that it can be achieved; Believes in you and what you can do; Sees rainy days as a path to sunny days to rainbow days.

Believes and lives in truth and transparency and that the path we walk takes us to our dreams, our visions and a growth in inner self.

Is grounded yet soars; has no ego and knows that flying only happens with a community that is at “one.”

Understands that in order for us to lead others, we must first be leaders within.

The Rainy Day Leader – Non Directional Leadership] believes in ” rain on your parade!”
Thinks  that you are a……………

Creation by HRMexplorer, inspired by everyday conversations

Thanks to shutterstock for pictures that inspire imagination



About HRMexplorer

Managing Director - Human Capital Europe and USA - My ability is to recognize ingrained assumptions and patterns of operation that aren’t productive, and offer practical, cost-effective and value-based solutions.

Posted on March 24, 2012, in HRMexplorer Blogs and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. 100% for the sunny day leader!

  2. I have been with the rainy day person in a management position and they really should not be called a leader as they certainly are not leading those under their watch. Under the sunny day leader’s care those they “serve” will grow like wild flowers. You can always tell what type of manager someone is working with by how they are doing themselves. I 100% for a sunny day leader! But they do not get that way overnight it is a growing process.

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