It’s amazing what the addition or subtraction of two little letters can do to a word. Let’s look at the word secure – defined as sure; certain; assure. If you add two little letters to the word secure, look how different the definition is. Insecure– defined as subject to fears, doubts, etc; not self-confident or assured.
There seems to always be a lot of discussion and debate over those two words, especially when you are referring to the Secure and Insecure Leader. By definition it’s easy to ascertain the difference between a secure and insecure leader; however let’s look at them from a practical standpoint. Below are some practical bullet points as it relates to the thoughts, mindset, style of The Secure Leader vs. The Insecure Leader in my version of poetry. I’m not a poet, as if you didn’t already know it.
The Secure Leader vs. The Insecure Leader
The Secure Leader has an abundance mentality, The Insecure Leader lives with scarcity as a reality.
The Secure Leader leads with boldness and without fear, The Insecure Leader leads out of fear.
The Secure Leader leads by creating consensus, The Insecure Leader leads by finding consensus.
The Secure Leader surrounds themselves with High Level Leaders and such, The Insecure Leader… not so much.
The Secure Leader sees potential, The Insecure Leader sees what could be as inconsequential.
The Secure Leader takes responsibility, The Insecure Leader makes excuses.
The Secure Leader embraces the opinions of others, The Insecure Leader claims to have all the answers.
The Secure Leader encourages their people to fly, The Insecure Leader tells their people to not even try.
The Secure Leader desires to see those around them become great and encourages them to GO, The Insecure Leader desires to see those around them sip from the cup of Status Quo.
The Secure Leader finds their unique leadership voice, The Insecure Leader mimics their leader of choice.
The Secure Leader is focussed on being, The Insecure Leader is focussed on trying.
The Secure Leader knows their confidence comes from Him, The Insecure Leader is too focussed on pleasing them.
Be The Secure Leader!
What do you think?