Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Nine Attributes Of Effective Leaders

  1. Productivity. They outsource their most time-consuming, repetitive or annoying tasks. 
  2. Convenience. They learn t to leverage their time. They learn new ways to do old things such as learning to use technology.
  3. Efficiency. Successful leaders batch their work to work most efficiently. They work more efficiently not necessarily harder.
  4. Effectiveness. They evaluate before taking action.
  5. Management. They learn to manage difficult things and difficult people. 
  6. Conflict resolution. They realize that conflict is part of leadership and is practically a requirement if you expect to achieve great things.
  7. Relationships. They  follow networking guru Harvey Mackay's advice of  “Dig Your Well Before You’re Thirsty.”  They build a relationship with their AD, janitor and other people they'll be calling on for help before you need them.
  8. Communication skills. They learn key techniques and phrases that will allow them to avoid damaging conflicts. Communication requires practice. Effective leaders never stop practicing.
  9. Tact. It’s easy to get stuck in an endless conversation with emotional people. Effective leaders learn to bow out tactfully. They have learned how to tactfully bring conversations to an end.
 Adapted from coachfore.org


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