How many times have you done something without questioning it? how many times have you obliged to an unjustifiable policy or ineffective process just because this is how it has been designed, the number of ridiculous activities we do on daily basis has become devastating and unless we stop and try to understand why we need to follow a certain policy, our energy will always go in the wrong place.
It is very difficult to select from the plethora of leadership skills which ones are the most effective ones. If you look at greatest leaders humankind have known you will realize that every leader has got his own personality that was formed based on the vision and set of experiences he had, although most of great leaders share common traits, the choice of top leadership skills will always remain subjective, here are another ten ways to lead more effectively.
The objective of the Leadership Management Grid is to depict the relation between leadership and management with emphasis on the ultimate outcome of promoting or ignoring leadership and/or management. Needless to say, leadership and management are essential to goals fulfilment. The Leadership Management Grid is another representation of the Leadership Management Formula.
Relation between management and leadership has always been a concern for professionals. In fact, it is one of the classic interview questions for management positions. Drucker tells us that leadership is doing right things and management is doing things right. Covey greatly summarizes the difference saying “Management works in the system; Leadership works on the system”. These are some formula I have devised that represent the relation between leadership and management.
You want to know whether you are an authentic leader? Lead in touch times and strive to direct people towards a common goal. The hard circumstances will show your leadership style in its true color and will put your ability to motivate, inspire, and give people hope under real test. If you want to know the result; a quick walkaround in the workplace will easily tell you whether you are doing well or you have failed the test of leading in recession!