Join Simon T. Bailey for an in-depth discussion in this video Leading without authority, part of Building Business Relationships.
Confident people can become the unofficial…leader of a team, department or organization.…I call these people leaders without authority,…and they have the ability to genuinely…care, be influential, and maintain strong relationships.…Would you like to model the behaviors that leaders without authority demonstrate?…To start,…here are the characteristics.…Influences those around them by asking questions and listening intently.…
Creates positive impact by telling people what they…are doing right instead of what they're doing wrong.…Drives results by understanding how the organization works.…Opens doors to work between political structures and rigid silos.…Serves to build…strong relationships across all lines of business.…Maintains a strong personal brand by being known as a subject matter expert.…And finally, sees customers as relationships for…long-term growth instead of transactions with short-term value.…
Here are a few steps to lead without authority.…First, lead without…being told what to do.…In my business, one of my team members handled…
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- Understanding the four key business relationships
- Building relationships in person and virtually
- Supporting your manager's objectives
- Articulating your needs to your manager
- Managing up
- Communicating with difficult team members
- Resolving cross-department conflict
- Identifying mentors and sponsors
- Making first impressions with executives<br><br>
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