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Leaders need to inspire the trust of those they lead. When the heat is on, leaders need to radiate calmness, clarity and most of all confidence.
Belief in yourself is essential to leadership that must be communicated through words and example to others whom you are asked to lead. They are looking to their leader for direction as well as for hope and often inspiration.[…] Continue Reading »
One thing that all leaders require is patience.
And for someone who is in charge that is not easy because it often falls to the leader to make things happen? So how can you be learn to be more patient?
Well, try adding some presence. Presence is the ability to command through the power of your example.[…] Continue Reading »
Sometimes it pays to shut up! Especially when you are really smart.
As a bright and capable performer, you will have plenty of opportunities to show what you know and how you know it but one thing you can never do is – show off! People in power don’t like it and people you work with find it annoying.[…] Continue Reading »
Have you ever had someone on your team who is very talented but acts as if the rules do not apply to him?
The lesson for managers is no one is bigger than the team. When one member starts to act outsized, the manager must act. Know the warning signs before you act.
Holding direct reports accountable is a good first step.[…] Continue Reading »
Resourcefulness is a word that was common in the lexicon of our grandparents, those men and women who were adults in the Great Depression and had to make do with very little but found a way to not only survive but sometimes thrive.
Resourcefulness is the ability to make do with what you have and to see possibilities where no one else does.[…] Continue Reading »