Came across this interesting article from Jeffrey Cohn – http://www.cnn.com/2012/02/14/opinion/cohn-pick-leaders/index.html.
It emphasizes the incredible importance for organizations to select great managers and leaders. We know that a competent, respected leader has a lot to do with an employee’s morale, engagement, and job satisfaction. Pick the wrong leader and you’ve got a big problem on your hands. That’s why confidence, resilience, and emotional intelligence are crucial attributes for managers and leaders.
And even when you have found a great leader, it is imperative that they start well. Employees want to know if a leader is going to be worthy of their trust and allegiance, and they’ll make that decision within a matter of days.
Like the article? Here are two Life IQ topics that explore these themes in depth:
- 10 Mistakes New Managers Make…And How to Avoid Them
- 4 Secrets to Becoming a S.T.A.R. – How to Increase Your Personal and Professional Effectiveness