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What I understand being leadership


Leadership in corporations is not only the process of influencing people to work toward the objectives and goals of the company.

Most of all, leadership should encourage each team member to give the best in pursuit his own professional and career goals.

The convergence of these personal goals for the benefit of the company's results is fundamentally the job of the leader.

Leadership is always associated with the idea of great personalities of history, successful entrepreneurs ... and that it has a magic dimension, intrinsic, almost a genetic peculiarity.

But in fact, leaders are ordinary people, but with the ability to transmit their own enthusiasm and motivation to their team. Leaders create conditions for people to exercise their full potential, giving them self-confidence, empowerment and emulating them to pursue an ideal.

In short, leaders develop enthusiasm, self-esteem and ideals between the lead.

More recent articles have shown that being a leader is much more a consequence of the learning and development of interpersonal skills and understanding of the context in which it is inserted than an inborn thing that would separate forever people into "leaders" and "not leaders".

Leadership skills can be learned through coaching, past experiences, development of intuition, resilience and the ability to recognize mistakes. The led are also an important source of learning for leaders, you just need humility to understand that.

The leader does not need to know everything, and in general do not, but need to get the best out of each of your team members.

  Leadership requires the leader:

1. Attitude and willingness to self-sacrifice;

2. The recognition of the leadership of other leaders;

3. The knowledge of human behavior;

4. To exercise the leadership;

5. The experience gained through action;

6. Discipline, trust, respect and cooperation;

7. Friendly but firm;

8. Affection by the people;

9. Recognition of the contribution of employees;

10. Honest concern with the team's well-being;

11. Good willingness to laud;

12. Inspiring;

13. Promote a climate of cooperation;

14. Ability to advise;

15. Talent to convince;

16. Tact and diplomacy;


Pedro  Cortonesi
Pedro Cortonesi

Pedro Cortonesi é Engenheiro Eletricista formado pela FEI (Faculdade de Engenharia Industrial), com Pós-graduação em Marketing, Especialização em Empreendimentos na área de Petróleo e Mestre em Administração de Empresas na área de Gestão da Inovação. Possui mais de 30 anos de experiência na indústria, sendo grande parte na área comercial, em posições de Marketing & Vendas, em empresas de médio e grande porte. Pedro é atualmente Senior Marketing Manager na Schneider Electric e sócio licenciado da Bizup Consulting, empresa de consultoria empresarial. Pedro também é professor da Febracorp University na área de Inteligência de Mercado.