A United Sense of Purpose Is the Key to True Leadership

A group of people bringing their hands together, signifying unity
Photo by Hannah Busing on Unsplash

Enforcing Rules Through Punishment Does Not Work

  • The rules are so strict and frequently broken that they are not enforced, undermining the credibility of the leader and executive team
  • Members of the organization slowly leave as they realize the constant headache of worrying about the rules is not worth their energy

Laissez-Faire Prompts Lack Of Care

Why Creating Your Common Purpose Matters

[Leaders] must use their full set of leadership tools to create common purpose, which is how one person impels another to act without directing that other person’s every move. Common purpose is what turns me into we. —Common Purpose, Joel Kurtzman

This Applies Well Beyond Student Organizations

--

--

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store