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The best leaders are those who are somewhat of a chameleon and can lead with transparency and empathy. They are capable of adapting their leadership style. They are skilled at choosing the right tools to fit the environment and personalities of any given situation best. A leader may want to be highly task-focused and provide […]
No one tells you how to be a good leader. Sure, some of us are hard wired differently, but leadership is not something one is born with. It takes understanding and working on your skills consistently and learning from your mistakes. How does one become a leader? What is a leader?
A lot is happening in the leadership development and employee training arena, driven by technology, the increased size of the remote worker population, new generations of workers, and advances in brain science. The trends shaping leadership training continue to change, as most senior executives recognize the importance of developing leadership talent. However, their leadership development efforts often aren’t connected to their business strategies. This disconnect prevents organizations from identifying and enacting wise strategies. A custom leadership development strategy is needed to unleash the potential of individuals and groups throughout the organization if they are to achieve success.
Table Of Contents 1Authentic Leadership Theory2Characteristics of Authentic Leadership2.1Values2.2Emotional Honesty2.3Long-Term Focus2.4Leading by Example3Create Authentic Leadership at Your Organization Building better leaders across hundreds of companies is naturally a distributed process, creating surprising insights into what organizations believe is effective leadership versus what actually works. Authentic leadership is about more than “being yourself.” It’s about forgetting […]
Requesting feedback can be one of the most important steps to improving leadership skills. However, it can be uncomfortable and even difficult to solicit!
Servant leadership is the leadership philosophy in which the leader’s primary goal is to serve: their team members, employees, etc. This varies quite a bit from traditional leadership, where the leader’s focus is typically on helping their company grow and flourish.
We recently had the opportunity to speak with John Eades to discuss leadership principles, how leaders get great performance, and the importance of elevating others.
Many leaders spend unlimited resources building a level of trust with customers or clients, but fail to take the time to develop that same connection with their own team. But failing to build employee trust is a crucial mistake – one that can mean the difference between the company’s success and failure.
If you haven’t adapted your training and development efforts to meet the preferences and needs of millennials, so they can improve, connect, motivate and support employees as leaders, you are taking a big risk of finding an empty leadership pipeline in the future.
If you can implement an effective leadership succession plan that looks to the future, you should always be in a position to nurture your top talent through to a management position.