The Leader Who Heard

Wouldn’t you love for someone to listen to you? Why not be that person for others?Source - Read More at: leadershipfreak.blogTerrific article on giving the most valuable gift that one person can give to another....the value of ACTIVE LISTENING. BEING HEARD is powerful. Contact ISC for a consultative meeting with recruiters that will listen…...

7 Responses that Win With Evil Manipulators

Manipulators create and exploit vulnerabilities for personal advantage.One manipulator bragged how she could cut people without them knowing it.Source - Read More at: leadershipfreak.blogThis is an excellent article  to KEEP,  providing you with 7 perfect , verbatim responses that you can memorize for those situations when you encounter a master manipulator.  Learn…...

Five Key Dynamics That Set Successful Teams Apart

The most important factor in team success, by far, is psychological safety.Safety means risk taking is OK. Remarkable success requires risk taking.Skillful leaders build learning environments where risk taking is allowed, encouraged, and honored.Source - Read More at: leadershipfreak.blogDo you know what psychological safety means? It means  feeling secure in your environment, knowing…...

The Biggest Danger in Leadership

Self-importance is behind most of the stupid things leaders do.Self-importance keeps leaders ignorant and isolated.Self-importance blinds you to your weaknesses and distorts your view of strength in others. Even insecurity is a symptom of self-importance.Self-importance is the biggest danger in leadership. Source - Read More at: leadershipfreak.blogInsightful article from The Leadership Freak! ...

How to be a Badass Without Becoming a Jerk-hole

You can’t succeed as a leader if your need to be liked exceeds your drive to achieve.There are three options in the tension between results and relationships.Results without relationships. (Jerk-hole.)Results through relationships. Relationships without results. (Pushovers.)Source - Read More at: leadershipfreak.blogThe most important skill for any successful manager is the skill of…...

6 Signs to Instantly Identify Someone With True Leadership Skills

What are the defining attributes of great leaders? That's the age-old question thought leaders and scholars galore have been attempting to answer in mountains of books and literature.  While great leadership, to an extent, can be personal and subjective to the follower, there are universal principles you can't argue with (but you can try). Speaking of those thought…...