Join Mike Figliuolo for an in-depth discussion in this video Defining your natural leadership style, part of Developing Your Leadership Philosophy.
- Authenticity is about being who you are.…As you begin leading your people,…you need to first understand and articulate…a natural style that is most comfortable for you.…Because if you're showing up putting on the mask every day…and acting in a manner that's inconsistent…with what you believe…or what's most comfortable for you,…you're actually going to set off alarms…for the members of your team,…because they'll see that inconsistency.…They may not be sure about what's not consistent,…however, it will make them uncomfortable.…
The better you can articulate…your own natural style of leadership,…the better off you're going to be.…For me, one of my maxims around my natural leadership style…is, "Kick up, kiss down," those four words.…Kick up.…Kick up is about telling the higher-ups,…"Hey, you guys made a mistake,…"and I need to protect my team."…Kissing down is about praising the team…when they deserve it.…Now, I learned this maxim from a great leader…that I worked for at one point.…
Ryan was just a really wonderful guy,…
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