What makes somebody credible is your ability to trust them. You determine whether or not I’m credible to you. You really have to build that relationship so you can understand what people want from you.
The performance of your employees is a reflection of your leadership. What does your team’s performance say about you? For many leaders, their team’s performance doesn’t say much.
Humble leaders have more influence, they attract better people, and they earn more confidence, respect and loyalty than those who rely upon ego and power.
I think millennials at work tend to take matters into their own hands a little bit more. If they have an idea, they are more likely to go for it.
A tough, fierce leader who never shows sign of weakness can actually come across as being cold and unapproachable
“The single biggest decision you make in your job–bigger than all the rest–is who you name manager. When you name the wrong person manager, nothing fixes that bad decision. Not compensation, not benefits–nothing.”
High-trust organizations operate on a dividend, or performance multiplier if you will, which increases speed and decreases costs.
“In all betrayals of trust, however, there’s a healing process that you have to go through,” Peterson says. “The most important thing to do is forgive. Forget it and start thinking about the future.”
The proof of leadership, its true measure, is not about being assigned, appointed to, or awarded with leadership. It is about action, not position.
You think of yourself as a pretty authentic person, so you reasonably assume you’re likewise a pretty authentic leader. The “good leadership” thing to do would be to test that assumption.