Are you truly an amazing boss or just a good one? See how many of these 10 traits are natural for you.
Recently, I had overwhelming response to my column on 10 things Really Amazing Employees Do. In it, I also gave tips for being a better boss. Better is great, but amazing bosses didn’t need the tips because they already knew what to do.
Being a boss is hard. People don’t naturally wish to have one. And not everyone aspires to be one. But most people are anxious to follow a good leader, and most organizations live and die on the quality of the leaders who run them. See how you stack up with these 10 traits. I have given a reference point for good bosses as well so you can assess if you are truly hitting the mark or if perhaps your people are just being nice when they say you’re amazing.
1. Good Bosses maintain control and get things done.
Amazing Bosses know efficiency can be the enemy of efficacy in the long run and so they work to create an atmosphere of expansive thinking. They empower their team with time, resources and techniques, to solve big issues with big ideas instead of Band-Aids and checklists.
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