Becoming a Great Leader Starts with Being Yourself
Part of the Leadership For Dummies Cheat Sheet (UK Edition)
Being a great leader starts with leading yourself, so take a moment to get to know yourself better, and continually work on developing yourself. Follow these tips:
Clarify the values that are important to you.
Question yourself about whether you’re always authentic by acting in accord with your values.
Identify your leadership strengths and assess how well you’re using them.
Seek feedback from work colleagues about how you and your behaviour affects or impacts on them.
Prioritise your leadership development needs and plan how to address them.
Enhance your self-confidence by occasionally stepping outside of your comfort zone.
Be your best critical friend by reflecting on and learning from your experiences.