Listen: What types of leaders do employees follow?
"WanNa talk about an article that I recently read on Inc Dot Com. It's called ten signs. Your boss is a great manager and in parentheses. And you shouldn't leave your job and it's written by Marcel Seanez. I really liked this article and it kind of highlights some things that I feel strongly about in regards to building culture. The questions question he asks is what type of leaders and managers do employs enthusiastically. Follow the first thing. They follow leaders. WHO ARE NOT AFRAID TO BE WRONG. Chris and I constantly talk about making mistakes admitted mistakes and also making sure that in some instances you broadcast publicize your mistakes. That's really important in making they can in environment and the culture where people know that it's okay to take risks and sometimes make mistakes as long as you can meet the. You're wrong number two. They follow leaders. Who listened way more more than they speak again. We've discussed this and being the last person in the room to say something especially during meetings that way. Your team can not only share their ideas. He is but you also get an opportunity to assess how they're getting to certain points and how they work together collectively as a team before you influence the conversation as leader number the three they follow leaders who avoid the spotlight in. Shine it on others. It does feel good to get recognition from time to time but as a leader. If you value your people. Can you measure success by seeing their success. It's relatively easy to do. Step aside and let your people take all the shied number four. They follow leaders. Who are not afraid to ask for help again. This toxic humility and it really shows something when you're a leader in your role modeling the fact that you don't know everything you don't have all the answers there's and you willing to ask for help at all levels of the organization including those people that report to you number five. They follow leaders. Who Don't put down other people as pretty simple and pretty self explanatory. If you create negatively or you're constantly putting down other people that will cascade through your culture in your environment and many times you people will wonder if you say the same things about them when they're not around number six. They all leaders who own their mistakes similar to the first thing that I talked about. But it's very very important. Admit mistakes sakes own them number seven. They follow leaders who seek wisdom from others. I did an episode not too long ago about mentors and about the importance of mentors on and not only that you have mentors that you share the fact that you have mentors in you share some of the lessons that you've learned from them and some of the conversations you've had with them with your people number eight. They follow leaders. WHO intentionally seek to build trust with others intentionally seek to build trust that means you are proactively having relationships and talking to the people about what's important to them so that you can support that and in doing so you will bill trust number nine. They follow leaders who make their employees feel like business partners nurse being collaborative empowering people is more than just words. It's actually done by your behaviors and including them in dialogue conversations that make strategies he's that can be implemented to drive your business and finally number ten they follow leaders who reward and recognize those who fight alongside them that elements of recognition mission is critical and making sure that people understand that the loyalty and the Camaraderie built as a team as a leader being out there with them shoulder and hip to hip is critical to building those types of relationships where people will follow you for any reasons and they believe in the division and they want everybody to be"