Speak your truth. Say what you think and believe, as only then will you be honest with yourself.
Tell the truth. It is always the best path forward long-term.
Surround yourself with people who are honest, sincere and who bring different perspectives and ideas to the team.
Why leaders should own their mistakes and not run away from them. If you have made a decision that has since been proven to be wrong, own it, apologize and fix it. This is what leadership is about.
Everything begins with trust. Without trust among people, all other decisions and actions will be challenged and much more difficult to accomplish.
As always, one man’s point of view, but let’s highlight some of the major areas of concern I see on this, otherwise, very valuable network. 1. Don’t SPAM people. If we have connected, don’t sell me your product or service within 60 seconds of me accepting your invitation. 2. Don’t endorse people you don’t know. This should be obvious, yet …
Be yourself. Always and in every exchange. Even if something doesn’t work out long-term it is always better (especially in retrospect) to have spoken the truth and said what you believe and think then to have faked to be something or someone you’re not.
False promises lead to nowhere other than to demise of your own credibility and respect across an organization. Follow the process and confirm whether something can or should be accomplished before you make any promises or commitments. Do not commit to people just to see them smile. As a leader, you are not in a “people pleasing” business and you …
Do you know who is in it (at the very core) and have you recently asked each of them individually to share what they truly think about you? It is important to go through this exercise at times in order to supplement your own self-awareness about your strengths and areas for improvement.
Be courageous and speak. Share your thoughts in meetings and speak your mind. Say what you think and believe and listen to others’ points of view. Share your thoughts, that’s why you have them. Don’t be shy, scared or embarrassed to talk in front of other people, no matter what positions they might hold in your organization. Speak the truth, …