What separates a good leader from a great one? Their curiosity and willingness to learn.
The most successful and respected leaders view their leadership abilities as a skill—something that should be continually practiced, developed, and refined over time. While this is a continuous process that requires quite a bit of dedication, it's not an impossible task. In fact, most of the ways you can develop these skills are a fun—and you'll get the chance to learn about yourself (and others) along the way!
The following infographic highlights a few easy-to-implement tactics that can help you become an even better leader:
To learn more about growing in this area, read and work through these 5 Steps to Increase Leadership Effectiveness!
Next step: Interested in using an assessment as one of your tactics to become a better leader? Look no further! The Birkman Method is the only assessment that can measure underlying Needs—what you expect from your external environment and from others to remain happy and productive in the workplace. If these Needs are not being met, it can trigger you to move into stress or unproductive behavior. This information is critical for leaders to develop the soft skills needed to most effectively communicate with their teams, while curbing any negative behavior along the way.