7 Ways To Be An Everyday Leader
Your smile is the most powerful tool you have for leading yourself and others to a better, happier place every day.
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Successful leadership starts with an attitude of providing service to the goals and dreams of customers and colleagues.
The goal of servant leadership is to lead with integrity, honesty, a...
Instead of being a dictator and employees followers, a true servant leader serves the employees as well.
A leader makes sure each team member has the resources and support necessary to learn and grow.
The servant leader concept emphasizes the importance of working for the benefit of the community at large.
This type of leader sees the bigger picture and creates products that improve the quality of life for customers.
Researchers studied whether customer service employees were more productive under narcissistic or humble leaders.
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Narcissists believe they're unique and superior, while humble leaders know they're flawed.
The humble narcissist has grand ambitions but doesn't feel entitled to them. He is also willing to acknowledge his weaknesses and learn from his mistakes.
We're all drawn to someone who shows confidence - that is the reason that narcissists are more likely to be promoted or get elected to political office. But on its own, narcissism is dangerous. It tends to promote overconfidence and it dismisses the criticism.
Adding humility to narcissism prevents capriciousness and complacency. It helps you remember that you’re human.
Great leaders only solve problems within their control. Ones connected to their biggest why. They ask:
Problems fuel great leaders, providing opportunities to learn and grow to the next level.
The greater the problem, the hungrier they are for a solution. Leaders like Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and Bill Gates view problems as golden opportunities to disrupt the market and revolutionize the customer experience.
Great leaders acknowledge there is a problem and demonstrate the severity of the problem and the benefit of the solution to stakeholders, partners, and shareholders.
This way, the leader not only takes responsibility for making the problem transparent, but he or she also explores different dimensions of the problem, consequently benefiting from others’ ideas.