Insensitive leaders are tolerated in good times but only empathetic leaders can be confident the team will rally in crisis.
Leaders lead. Followers follow. You can't do both. That's not opinion; it's biology.
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To excel as a leader you must put the team ahead of yourself and not be puzzled by the paradox.
To drive and inspire their teams through a transition, leaders must be open to feedback and criticism about themselves, too.
While there is no manual for being a leader, there are a few things entrepreneurs can do to help better steer the ship.
Find out how to cultivate this quality and foster growth in your business.
It's not making money. It revolves around something that, if you're smart, you're already doing every day.
Leaders who take an interest in the wellbeing of their teams don't worry about having disengaged employees.
No one ever became a great leader without first becoming a great communicator.
Effective communication with employees takes effort, repetition, thoughtfulness and most importantly needs to come from the heart.
While not all of us were lucky enough to be Girl Scouts, there's still time to build those skills in the trenches.
While we think of executives as rigid, driven and all business and musicians appear to be casual and more free spirited, these two roles have a lot more in common that you think.
Leadership qualities are the distinguishing characteristics and attributes of good leaders. Leadership and its qualities have been the subject of study throughout history. Whether leaders are born and not made can still be a matter of debate. What makes a great leader is far from a clear-cut formula of traits and talents. But they do share some things in common. In business, or in any field, an effective leader often exhibits the following:
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