Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Increasing your authenticity, part of New Manager Foundations (2013).
If you think about what it means to project to others that you are a leader, you…think of projecting competence and confidence.…These are great characteristics.…You project confidence through your words and all of your non-verbal behaviors,…such as eye contact and tone of voice.…You project competence, ultimately, through the work outcomes you produce.…However, it's vital you understand that most successful leaders,…that is the ones who create the strongest teams, are not merely confident and competent.…They are also real, raw, somewhat unfiltered, what many refer to as authentic.…
To be authentic means to be open, to show your humanity, to maintain…flexibility, to be humble, and to always model the way.…These are the characteristics that allow your confidence and competence to…have maximum impact.…I'll admit that some view these behaviors as slightly risky, as if they somehow…indicate a lack of strength.…That's not accurate.…In fact, it's just the opposite.…So, let's briefly consider each behavior.…
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- Clarifying performance expectations
- Feeding your learning curve
- Building rapport with your team
- Explaining your decision-making style
- Increasing your authenticity
- Communicating proactively
- Knowing when to have a meeting and who should attend
- Coping successfully with your transition<br><br>
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