A Leadership Mints Sampler: 3 Keys to THINKING Like a Leader

What’s your secret sauce?

As a leader, you no doubt are regularly asked to share your recipe for making an effective leader.

Consider sharing these three leadership behaviors as the keys to a more productive, more profitable and more sustaining leadership stew  according to the prevailing research.

FORWARD LEANING

Leaders are vigilant to the winds of change and disciplined at the helm to reach their destination no matter how high the waves. Leaders are alert to new opportunities and ready and willing to anticipate needs, solve concerns, support their staffs and serve the customer in new and different ways.

OWNER MINDSET

Leaders who assume an Owner Mindset are diagnostic and deliberative.

OTHER DIRECTED

And leaders who adopt an Other Directed orientation step into the shoes of their constituents.

They seek to better understand the issues from the other’s point of view.

And more significantly, they anticipate the level of support or resistance their decisions are likely to receive and develop strategies — well in advance — to listen to and engage with the dissenters to solve countervailing issues.

Those 3 keys to thinking like a leader and other tips and techniques for busy leaders can be found in a 280-page book now available on Amazon.com titled: THINKING Like a Leader.

That book on thinking like a leader is the first of three books in The Leadership Mints Series designed to help leaders refresh their feeling for leading with short stories (called Leadership Mints) you can grab ‘n go  like a candy mint.

The two other books are also available on Amazon.com. They include  LOVING Like a Leader and SPEAKING Like a Leader.

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