Pope Francis: An Effective Leader
Characteristics of a leader Effective
1. He is a positive person
To be effective you have to stay positive and think that everything will go well. The leader must be able to spread this positivism to all his employees and colleagues in such a way that everyone faces work with energy and enthusiasm.
2. It is governed by a strategy
Successful companies and with them their leaders are always governed by a good plan. An effective leader leaves no loose ends or gaps to improvisation, since everything is always guided by the best strategies, plans …show more content…
Tips to carry out in the office.
Rated as "The CEO of the year" by Forbes, distinguished by Time as the most influential person in the world and rescued by the Rolling Stones as the leader of the new times, Pope Francis is preparing to become the most admired personality of the decade. And not only because his charisma and simple gestures move, but because it has become an example of leadership that admire and continue to preside, CEOs of companies and even ambassadors of other religions. In universities, the pope is increasingly cited in academic books and articles on management and leadership.
The characteristics of Pope Francis as a leader are based on charisma, closeness to the other - no matter how powerful or wealthy - and simple but clear and understandable ideas for all, which appeal to common sense and, most importantly, to action. All tips that now recommend being replicated by any leader in a …show more content…
The councils were based on the book by Jeffrey Krames entitled "Lead with Humility: 12 Leadership Lessons from Pope Francis" (Leading by example: Twelve lessons of leadership of Pope Francis), which will be published before the end of the year.
"Be humble," says the first lesson. According to Krames, humility must be authentic and must be translated into current events. To mention the case of Meg Whitman, executive president of Hewlett-Packard, who prefers to have an office similar to the rest of the collaborators.
The second point is to have an "open mind", but with a scale of values: "First people, and everything else comes later". Third, the author says that "it is not possible to do everything from the desk", which results in an invitation to leaders not to remain inactive and to dictate orders from the "altar".
Finally, the car highlights as a lesson the tolerance to failure: "Do not let failures depress you". In Whitman's words: "Obsessing with injuries from the past will not help you in the future. To be a leader of the magnitude of Pope Francis, one must recognize that sometimes it will falter, and that mistakes are acceptable as long as they can contribute to future victories.