Your Leadership Skills Are About to Change

Leadership isn’t always rewarding. It can feel like a bottomless pit of problem solving and adult-sitting. Leadership is exhausting, repetitive, and requires a constant stretch of your emotional and intellectual skills. But it doesn’t mean leadership isn’t rewarding; on the contrary, often the things we struggle with yield the biggest return.

In my upcoming book Management Mess to Leadership Success, I outline 30 challenges to help you become a leader you would follow. The information is organized into three leadership mandates: lead yourself, lead others, and get results. Are you ready to take the challenge?

Lead Yourself Challenge: Demonstrate Humility
Has your lack of humility ever limited your perspective or lessened your influence as a leader? Would you know if it had?

Leaders who fail to demonstrate humility often find themselves leaning toward arrogance and seeking outside validation. They rarely listen to anyone but themselves and thus miss opportunities to learn and course-correct. They often turn conversations into a competition and feel the need to “one-up” others and have the final say.

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