The Fine Line Between Friendship and Leadership

Hummm… not sure about this one. Define friendship. If you mean a real ‘friend’ then I am not supporting this.  Leadership and true friendship cannot mix.  If you fudge the work friendship then she might have a point. An interesting read.

“As leaders, let’s cultivate relationships were we match their efforts, respect their hustle, support their ambition, protect their heart, value their loyalty and uplift their spirits. When we do, the fine line between leadership and friendship is rendered invisible.”

Source: The Fine Line Between Friendship and Leadership – Lolly Daskal | Leadership Development | Lolly Daskal


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