By TCD EDITORIAL
Countless people have written on why incoming Kitui Central MP Bonnie Musambi is a true a leader but almost everyone has identified influence as the primary characteristic.
But Hon Bonnie Musambi leadership packs more qualities than influence. It certainly includes influence, but that’s only part of the package.
Here are some of Bonnie Musambi’s qualities according to an interview with COUNTY DIARY
- Bonnie is Authentic and posses Insight
Sometimes we refer to this as vision, but that usually has exclusive reference to the future. While leaders must have vision, they need more.
In one passage, the Bible talks about the soldiers in King David’s army. About the men of Issachar, it says they “understood the times and knew what Israel should do” (1 Chronicles 12:32). This is what I mean by insight.
Bonnie says Leaders need wisdom and discernment for the present. They need to be able to look at complex situations, gain clarity, and determine a course of action.
- Bonnie is Authentic Demonstrates Initiative
Leaders go first. They don’t sit on the sidelines. They don’t ask others to do what they are unwilling to do themselves. Instead, they lead by example. This is what distinguishes leaders from theoreticians and armchair quarterbacks.Bonnie posses this kind of dedication that has earned him trust amongst the electorate
- Bonnie as a Leader Exerts Influence in Kitui Central.
Real leaders are contagious. People “catch” what they have.
People are drawn to his vision and their values. He has been able to gather a following and will move people to act.
His Leadership mien is creating a ripple effect in Kitui Central wherever he goes.
- Musambi Has The Impact
At the end of the day, leaders make a difference. They’re either instrumental in creating real and lasting change, or they’re not leaders. They’re just entertainers.
When you think of Musambi, think about the extraordinarThese five qualities can guide us as we grow in our ability to lead. Do these attributes mark your leadership? Where can you improve?
- Bonnie is Authentic and Exercises Integrity
Not every leader is benevolent. We can all think of leaders in business, politics, or ministry that have insight, initiative, influence, and impact. Look at Bonnie Musambi tenure at KBC vis a vis
his personal impact. In a sense, this is the foundation of authentic leadership.