Despite what you may think—it has nothing to do with that. This isn’t about dealing with the ‘wrong person’ or anything like that.
No, the hardest thing that you can do as a leader is to put yourself first. That’s right. Above all else, putting yourself first.Not the company, not the mission—but strategically yourself first! And that can mean time out! Continue reading
Sounds a bit fluffy right? Or maybe it sounds a bit vague, a bit . . . Abstract, but having a common vision is something that you need to have with your team, both up and down. In the military this is called the commanders intent, and as mentioned previously the vision and the belief that goes with it are one of the most important aspects to being a leader. Continue reading
Before we look at the initial answer, if you’ve never been put into a position of leadership the answer will most likely be no! The first time—no one is ready, no one is prepared. Chances are you probably just stepped in to get something done or thought you could do it better. At the very least that’s a start. Continue reading