Leaderly Quote: Lead from where you are…

You simply won’t find a stronger advocate for women in leadership than Tara Jaye Frank.

Years ago, soon after we first met via Twitter, Tara posted a tweet that caught my eye and continues to be one of my favorite quotes:

“Don’t wait for positional authority.
If you lead from where you are, with everything you’ve got,
the authority will come… position or no position.”

In addition to her role as Hallmark’s Corporate Culture Advisor, Tara is a dynamic and inspiring speaker for women’s leadership conferences.  As a guest contributor for Be Leaderly, she’s authored some of our most-loved, most-read posts.

Tara is one of the people I look to for a shot of inspiration when I’m having a tough day. So as you make plans to “lead from where you are” this week, here are some great articles from Tara, to inspire you, too.

5 Things Women Leaders Should Stop Doing. TODAY.

5 Types of Leaders We Need Now

5 Traits of a Memorable Leader

10 Killer Leadership Skills: The Great Differentiators?

Don’t give up your seat: A moment with Maya Angelou

Great Leaders Know When to Step Aside

 

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A leading authority on women’s leadership, Jo Miller is a sought-after, dynamic, and engaging speaker, delivering more than 70 speaking presentations annually to audiences of up to 1,200 women. Her expertise lies in helping women lead, climb, and thrive in their corporate careers. Jo has traveled widely in Europe, North America, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East to deliver keynotes and teach workshops for women’s leadership conferences, women’s professional associations, and Fortune 1000 corporate women’s initiatives. Jo is CEO of leadership development, consulting and research firm Be Leaderly. Learn more about her speaking engagements at www.JoMiller.net and follow @Jo_Miller on Twitter.

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