Wednesday, August 26, 2015

The Law of the Lid

 “No matter where you are in the leadership process, know this: the greater the number of laws you learn, the better leader you will become. Each law is like a tool, ready to be picked up and used to help you achieve our dreams and add value to other people.”
– John C Maxwell

John C . Maxwell has created 21 irrefutable laws of leadership. As we all know, leadership is an essential part of life, especially in the business world.  Among these 21 laws is the first law…

 The Law of the Lid

Essentially what the law of the lid says is that leadership acts as a lid to open up a person’s level of effectiveness or potential. The lower or higher the lid of this potential is determined by the individual’s ability to lead.  As John Maxwell states, “ Your leadership ability- for better or worse- always determines your effectiveness and the potential impact of your organization. The Law of the Lid encourages you to take a step back and determine exactly where your lid lies. Understand the effectiveness of your company, your team, and even yourself as an individual. In our world there is always room for improvement. What steps and sacrifices will you make to raise your lid?

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