According to Steven Covey, “Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that upholds all relationships”. Trust is crucial in the leadership process. In fact, trust is required for effective leadership.
A leader’s greatest challenge and most difficult task, is self-leadership. If you lead yourself correctly, you will influence others and they will follow. Failure to manage your self-leadership will create a loss of respect and the inability to influence, causing people to leave and follow others.
As a leader, one of the most frustrating things is to have someone on my team not take the initiative to make things happen. Instead they sit back and wait for direction, or constantly need my approval that their path or ideas are right.
“Effective leaders keep one eye one the compass and one eye on the clock.” Commit to more focus in 2017 and become a more efficient and effective leader.
A New Year is a great time to reflect!
Expectations are a part of life. There are just certain things people expect from us and we expect from others. Meeting expectations is what everyone strives for. But, why be like everyone else? If you can exceed expectations, you can separate yourself from others and standout from the crowd.
Resolutions will make a liar out of you every time! Instead, focus on the things you control and what you can achieve. It is all about your principles.
2015 is coming to a close and 2016 is quickly approaching. For me personally…the end of 2015 can’t come soon enough. However, 2015 was a year of growth for me. … Continue reading A YEAR IN REVIEW. My Reflective Evaluation of 2015