When a leader defines the vision and then sets specific goals to achieve that vision, it’s important to leave a place for team members to create their strategies.
On the pathway to success, there are many opportunities to quit – don’t quit. Focus on the benefit, and not on the problem.
I lead teams. I lead meetings. I teach leaders to lead. I can see the end result, because I have defined goals clearly.
Many problems are set up by the leader’s over-activity – talking too much, over functioning, defining all the solutions, and telling others what to do.
It might be time to reframe those obstacles and attempt to define a way forward. Those obstacles can become opportunities if you can rethink strategy.
One of the biggest traps I experience with clients is that leadership is a term not universally understood and that leaders don’t know how to lead.
Our reaction is to solve problems and to move ahead, rather than creating a process to respond. Responding is a thinking state, while reacting is an emotional state
As a musician, I have learned to listen, however there is listening, and there is listening with intention. We often listen without really listening for intent.
The notion of being a boss as an effective leader is far gone. The new paradigm is that of influencer. The Transformational Leader leads with personal influence.
Basic leadership wisdom with Abe Lober, small business entrepreneur taking an old paradigm and revising it for renewed success. Take good notes.