There are behavioral tendencies and expectations which influence who we believe will make a good leader. We expect good leaders to be both confident and competent. Make sure you take the time to distinguish between real competence and faux confidence.
My Aussie, Fire, continues to teach me many things about leadership, including it’s the little things that matter, and there’s always something good about to happen.
Most CEOs believe they use a “valid” process of decision-making and do listen to multiple perspectives. Yet, the direct reports and stakeholders of these same CEOs claim otherwise. What gives?
When it comes to a long term, toxic performer, don’t let your discomfort or fear delay the inevitable. Take the appropriate action, and good things will come to you and everyone in the organization.
To do a good job coaching and developing the individuals on your team, senior leaders need both the drive and the right personality strengths. If either the motivation or the ability is missing, an executive coach can make a great partner.
We may all prefer to ignore something and hope it goes away. But in work situations, indirect communication, or altogether avoidance of an issue can have negative, long-term impact on relationships and results.