Have you met many true leaders in your professional experiences? What made them world-class leadership material? There’s no wrong answer — but it might’ve been their magnetic influence on the culture of their company and the people there.
But how do they actually pull that off? Here are ten ways real leaders leave their company’s organizational culture stronger than they found it.
1. They Observe
There’s a lot of wisdom in a phrase such as, “Listen much and speak little.” It’s one of the primary hallmarks of a real leader. They’re observant enough to take in even the subtlest details about their work environment, including employee behavior, concerns about morale and opportunities to make improvements in company processes.