Bad bosses fail to motivate, offer insufficient coaching, and deliver terrible feedback. Great bosses forge relationships, offer constructive criticism, and inspire confidence. Which one sounds like you? With our self-test you will determine whether or not you're breaking the laws of good leadership.
The six questions that will reveal whether or not you’re breaking the laws of good leadership.
[post_ads]Great leadership is not about great strategy, oratory, heroism, or charisma. It’s about managing relationships, says Michael Feiner, the former chief people officer for Pepsi-Cola Worldwide, former professor of management at the Columbia Business School in New York City, and founder and president of Michael C. Feiner Consulting. He’s also the author of The Feiner Points of Leadership: The 50 Basic Laws That Will Make People Want to Perform Better for You.
Best Life asked Feiner for a handful of self-test questions that’ll reveal how well you lead. Take the test, answer honestly, and mend your ways. Your employees, and your business, will be all the better for it. And if you’re still working hard for your shot at the corner office, don’t miss the 25 Ways the Smartest Men Get Ahead at Work.
QUESTION 1: Do you express confidence in your team’s ability to meet or exceed your expectations?
QUESTION 2: How well do you know your people?
QUESTION 3: Are you committed to the success of your people?
QUESTION 4: Do you give constructive feedback?
Rather, I’m talking about telling them, “That was a great job, and here’s why.” Also, feedback needs to be “camera-lensed.” By that I mean you should be able to tell people what you saw, as if you were watching a video, and be able to replay what they did or didn’t do that resulted in that performance. People take enormous pride in the quality of their work, and under the right circumstances, they can.