Leading from within

For those who read my blog consistently, you know that I’ve mentioned before, effective leadership incorporates empathizing and focusing on those in your organization. Self-serving leadership, on the other hand, undermines empathy and instead focuses on the much more stubborn ego.

In a recent article from Lolly Daskal, she discusses behaviors to recognize when self-serving leadership takes over your style, and ways to combat it.

– Arguing/Defensiveness: If you find yourself often arguing with others, you’re likely to come across unwilling to listen. Stop arguing and start being open to finding a middle ground.

– Absence: Don’t be unavailable and distracted when speaking to those in your organization. Become a leader who empowers, inspires, and motivates by being available and approachable.



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