Your goal is to
become a transformational leader, the kind of person that
inspires people to
perform at levels far beyond anything that they had
previously thought possible.
Keep People In The Know
others by keeping them "in the know," by keeping
them fully informed on everything that effects their jobs.
People want and need to feel that they are “insiders,” that they
are aware of everything that is going on.
There is nothing so
demoralizing to a staff member than to be kept in the dark about
their work and what is going on in the company.
Major Causes of Failure in Leadership
Give Regular Feedback
empowering behavior practiced by transformational leaders is
feedback on performance and results. People need to know how
they're doing so they can improve if performance is below
standards and so that they can be proud of their successes. The
feedback you give to people, the better it is, as long as
the feedback is objective and not critical. My friend, Ken
Blanchard, says that, "Positive feedback is the breakfast of
Be Generous With Praise
Be generous with your
praise and encouragement. Remember, people are the only asset
that can be made to appreciate in value by giving them warmth,
respect, approval and by creating a climate of positive
Create An Exciting Future
What companies and
countries and institutions need today are
leaders who are committed to creating an exciting future for
themselves and others.
Culture: 5 Elements
You have within yourself
the ability to evolve and grow as a leader and to
make a difference in the world around you. And the one
thing you can know for sure about yourself is that, no matter
what you've accomplished up to now, there is far more that you
As you practice the
effective leaders, you will grow more and more toward the
realization of your full potential. It's completely up to you.
Here are two things you can do immediately to put these ideas
into action in your work.
❶ Hold regular
meetings with your staff and tell them everything that is
going on. Invite their comments, questions and concerns.
Make everybody feel as if he or she was an
insider in the organization.
❷ Continually look for opportunities to give positive
feedback, praise and encouragement.
People need praise and encouragement like roses need
rain and sunshine. Take very opportunity to make people feel
better about themselves and their work.
Appreciate everything your associates do for the
business. Nothing else can quite substitute for sincere words of praise. They're absolutely free and worth a fortune.