Volumes of books, papers, articles and dissertations attempt to define effective leadership. In my experience and personal practice, the difference between an effective leader and a disaster revolves around the intangible aspects of leadership.
When your team is faced with adversity, see challenges not roadblocks, be ruled by hope instead of the fear of failure, and never wait for perfect conditions.
Partners In Leadership LLC, the firm which guides clients in defining Key Results™, shaping Cultural Beliefs® and solving Accountability Gaps, launches Propeller, the strategic leadership and team app.
Servant leadership focuses on 10 specific characteristics: empathy, listening, awareness, healing, conceptualization, persuasion, stewardship, foresight, community-building and commitment to growth.
Good managers produce an atmosphere that encourages the best from people, that drives both high performance and high morale, and where people are successful and team spirit is strong.
In addition to the progress principle, there are three steps that help teams unlock greater productivity.