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(Influential Leadership) Leadership Communication: Fair But Firm

Here is the fourth and final part of the  “Four Tests of A Leader.”  Take inventory of these four tests so that your followers will know without a shadow of a doubt why they are following you.   “Why Should I Follow You?”   Are you professional who knows your success depends upon leading other …

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(Influential Leadership) Leadership Communication: The Competence Test

Here is the 3rd of “The Four Factors For Superlative Leadership Communication.”   Specifically, what can you do as a leader to minimize direct reports missing the mark on an assignment?   Catch up on the series here.   Factor #3: Make sure your request passes The Competence Test   If a follower is to …

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(Influential Leadership) Leadership Communication: The Clarity Test

Here is the 2nd of “The Four Factors For Superlative Leadership Communication.”   Specifically, what can you do as a leader to minimize direct reports missing the mark on an assignment?   Last week we covered the first factor: attach a deadline to your  request.  Now let’s move on to factor #2.   Factor #2: …

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(Influential Leadership) Four Factors For Superlative Leadership Communication

Here is your next tip on being more influential and having more impact on your organization. Apply these to become more effective with colleagues, superiors and clients. Are you frustrated because one or more of your direct reports isn’t delivering? Did you know that YOU may be part of the problem?   The next four …

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(Influential Leadership) Volunteer … To Show Leadership (Part 2)

One of the most powerful ways to demonstrate leadership is through volunteer activities.  If you missed part 1 of this, catch up here.   It’s easy to get so busy with work that you seem to run out of time to get involved with causes that are meaningful to you. This is a mistake.   …

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(Influential Leadership) Volunteer … To Show Leadership

Leadership means stepping up to the plate, and there is no better way to show this than by volunteering.   When you are asked to take on a difficult assignment, and you demonstrate your leadership in how you get it done, that’s good. It takes things to an entirely different level if you actually volunteered …

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(Influential Leadership) Be Fair But Firm

Now for the fourth and final of the “Four Tests of A Leader.”  If you’re just joining us, here’s the start of the series.  Be sure to take inventory of these four tests so that your followers will know without a shadow of a doubt why they are following you.   “Why Should I Follow …

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(Influential Leadership) Be Ingeniously Competent

Let’s get into the third of the “Four Tests of A Leader.”  If you’re just joining us, here’s the first.   “Why Should I Follow You?”   Are you professional who knows your success depends upon leading other professionals? Maybe you lead a consulting practice group, a division in your company, a sales team, or …

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(Influential Leadership) Lead From Your Values

Last time, we covered the first of the “Four Tests of A Leader.”  Now let’s tackle the second.   “Why Should I Follow You?”   Are you professional who knows your success depends upon leading other professionals? Maybe you lead a consulting practice group, a division in your company, a sales team, or employees of …

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(Influential Leadership) Check Your Motives

In the next four Influential Leadership tips, we will cover the “Four Tests of A Leader.”  Take inventory of these four items so that your followers will know without a shadow of a doubt why they are following you.   “Why Should I Follow You?” Are you professional who knows your success depends upon leading …

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