To lead like a CEO means to hold the team and individual ELT members accountable for goals and deadlines and to be relentless in making changes in leadership when necessary. This is not easy, but the end result is a high-functioning ELT.
5 ways to influence others as a leader – before you default to your comfort zone, read on to learn how to broaden your influence and impact as a leader.
Leaders frequently approach their roles with unconscious and deeply entrenched feelings of shame rooted in their early experiences dealing with authority figures. This can result in significant roadblocks in building effective teams.
Leadership is about taking risks and creating change. This requires commitment to a future vision, and then executing with confidence. Or, in baseball terms, “attacking the strike zone.”
Some organizations have been aware of the need for transformation for some time but have just not acted on it. The biggest leadership issue is often not a lack of strategic insight into what needs to be done, but is instead, one of leadership.
DEI ought to be a call for fairness, equity, and including new voices into decision making and opportunity for economic upward mobility. This calls for making a commitment to modify recruiting practices and cultures to make them more inclusive.