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How to Be an Effective Leader

Eric Thomas, Values, quotes, motivation, inspiration, leadership


If you are an entrepreneur starting a new venture, if you are an investor looking to invest in a new startup, if you are a boss managing a company, if you are a CEO leading a business, everything you do matters.

Great leaders share a combination of traits and behaviors. The good news for the rest of us is that they’re things we can emulate and practice every day:

Lead With Vision. When you have an incredible vision and you are able to convey it to others, your leadership will matter because it comes from the strength of purpose.

Lead With Communication. When you remember that communication is a two-way street and you express your vision and ideas to others and take time to listen to their concerns and ideas, your leadership matters because it is fueled by true communication.

Lead With Value. When you work from the perspective of bringing value to your colleagues, customers, and clients, your leadership matters because it reflects that you care.

Lead With Recognition. When you appreciate and recognize those who work for you and recognize their hard work, your leadership matters because you treat people the way you know they should be treated.

Lead With Connecting. When you surround yourself with good people and invest time in building genuine relationships, your leadership matters because it extends beyond your personal strengths.

Lead With Character. When your leadership is rooted in character, your leadership matters because it reflects your integrity.



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