Is your leadership style outdated?

According to the article “5 Signs Your Leadership Style is Outdated”, Glenn Llopis states “Many leaders in the workplace have lost their competitive edge.” He goes on to say that lack substance for leadership, have grown complacent or tired of improving their skills.

He asks you to define your leadership style in one word. These are his signs that you are behind the times in your leadership:

  1. You make bad decisions
  2. You grow complacent
  3. Your selfishness
  4. Your likability factor falters
  5. You stop reinventing

Has your leadership style become passe? Read the full article.

~ Jody Victor

How to spot great leadership

Forbes.com had an article called “8 Ways to Spot Great Leadership”. Mike Myatt, the contributing author, starts out citing what leadership is not. Then he gives the list of things to look for in a great leader and expands on them.

They are:

  1. Not about the platform
  2. The art of and not or
  3. Ubiquity
  4. Not tone deaf
  5. Willing to take the hit
  6. Understand compromise
  7. No paralysis
  8. Alignment

You can read the article here.

~ Jody Victor