The lack of leadership abilities, an inability to engender respect and overall poor performance was killing his profits. Unfortunately, while his way of describing his leaders was a novel one (i.e., morbid curiosity), the existence of poor leadership is anything but a novelty.
The most commonly occurring of these competencies are:
- Envision an Outcome – The ability to clearly envision a strategic outcome, think conceptually and see the big-picture.
- Understand Others – Often called “Emotional Intelligence” this is the ability to accurately understand those being lead.
- Inspire Others – Brining understanding of the strategic vision and emotional intelligence together to effectively communicate that vision and achieve buy in.
- Understand Themselves – One of the most overlooked traits, this is the ability to objectively understand one’s own strengths and weaknesses.
By guest author Jay Niblick, Founder/CEO – Innermetrix Inc.