“The key to successful leadership today is influence, not authority.”

Kenneth Blanchard, University of Massachusetts, Schatz, Managing By Influence, (Prentice-Hall, 1986)

Entrepreneurs often begin to “lead” by using authority and too often like a dictator (I know, that’s how I started myself …). But over time, I have learned that to be a coach and supporter were key tools in order to become a great influencer. Read more on this post I did a couple of months ago …

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