A leadership moment is an opportunity to do the right thing even if it isn’t easy. These are moments when there is a leadership void. You can step up and lead in those moments once you know how to recognize them, even when you don’t have the formal title or authority to do so.” — Henry Evans, co-author of “Step Up: Lead in Six Moments that Matter,” published by Jossey Bass.

That first sentence is, in the proverbial nutshell, is what leadership, a great deal of leadership, is all about.

And the rest of the post — on The Washington Post site,  August 19, 2014 — is also great!

The quote above is from a Q&A with Evans and Tom Fox, a guest writer for the Washington Post’s “On Leadership” feature.  Although written with an eye toward  federal workers, the information Evans shares is great for anyone and everyone who willingly — or reluctantly —  steps up to leadership.

Read the full post at  http://wapo.st/1rmW9gQ