The 6 Critical Practices For Leading a Team

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  • Leadership Tip:
Build Other Leaders

    Leadership Tip: Build Other Leaders

    One of the essential roles of leadership is to coach potential by unleashing the untapped talent and potential of others.

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  • Leadership Tip:
Demonstrate Humility

    Leadership Tip: Demonstrate Humility

    Has your lack of humility ever limited your perspective or lessened your influence as a leader? Would you even know if it had?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Reinforce What's Important

    Leadership Tip: Reinforce What's Important

    How do you reinforce what's most important?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Listen First

    Leadership Tip: Listen First

    When was the last time you listened to understand rather than to reply?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Model Work/Life Balance

    Leadership Tip: Model Work/Life Balance

    If paparazzi had followed you last week, would they have seen a balance of activities at work and outside of work? What’s the impact?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Place the Right People in the Right Roles

    Leadership Tip: Place the Right People in the Right Roles

    How many people on your team are in the right role? Do you need to make adjustments?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Make High-Value Decisions

    Leadership Tip: Make High-Value Decisions

    Do you dedicate your time to the activities that will yield the most impactful results on the organization and your team’s mission?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Talk Straight

    Leadership Tip: Talk Straight

    When was the last time you technically told the truth, but left a misleading impression?

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  • Leadership Tip:
Confront Bad Behavior

    Leadership Tip: Confront Bad Behavior

    Difficult behaviors often work for people because the behaviors catch us off guard and we freeze (e.g., your brain starts racing and you think, Did she really just say that?) and/or we get so uncomfortable that we do whatever it takes to end the interaction.

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  • Leadership Tip: Lead Difficult Conversations

    Leadership Tip: Lead Difficult Conversations

    Have you avoided a difficult conversation and inadvertently caused the situation to worsen?

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  • Leadership Tip: Lead Through Change

    Leadership Tip: Lead Through Change

    When leading through change, are you calm, confident, and focused – or anxious, threatened, and scattered? Be the leader your team deserves, especially during uncertainty, with this tip.

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