Discover how to model strong leadership behavior. You can influence new leaders by specifically demonstrating leadership excellence that inspires and empowers others. Coach rather than criticize. Influence rather than inform. Develop rather than direct.
- Leading by example is one…of the most important things you can do…to help new leaders visualize the roles they need to play.…You can tell them all day long…about your textbook strategies for overcoming a crisis…or dealing with difficult employees,…but they'll learn much more…from seeing how you handle those kinds of situations.…Managers who fail to recognize the impact…of their own behaviors and the implications…of their daily decisions could be creating a problem.…They may be inadvertently modeling poor practices.…
But when you behave the way…you want your new leaders to behave,…you'll be teaching them how to lead with real impact.…Think of it as indirect coaching.…It's incredibly powerful,…so you want to be utterly conscious of how your words…and actions affect everyone around you.…To make sure you're setting the right example,…take a closer look at your own leadership profile.…What are you teaching your new leaders…without saying a word?…First, think specifically about your leadership behaviors.…
Ask yourself some questions…
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- Knowing who you are managing
- Common challenges for new managers
- Setting the expectations
- Establishing communication guidelines
- Providing the appropriate support
- Giving feedback
- Modeling behavior