To handle yourself, use your head; to handle others, use your heart.
― Eleanor Roosevelt
You’ve now worked on understanding yourself and improving your productivity. Future tools and concepts will be more easily applied to both personal and professional leadership situations. On the professional side you’ll need to work with your team, therefore let’s first look at some ways to effectively lead people. People being the operative word.
Key Points from this Section:
- Leading people is just that: leading people.
- Trust can be a powerful motivator for your team, and requires authenticity, humility, and a lack of fear.
- Respect also means listening mindfully, sharing, and mentoring.
- Create a high performance organization by hiring high performance people, then respecting them to do the right thing.
Don’t forget to also lean and respect yourself.